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Government ‘Asleep At The Wheel’ Over Road Safety

Monday, 20 June 2022, 9:35 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The New Zealand government has utterly failed to take effective action to lower the road toll, says the car review website, dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson was commenting after seven people were killed in Sunday’s tragic collision between ... More >>

Increased Speeding Fines Unlikely To Lower Road Toll

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 5:14 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Proposals to increase speeding fines probably won’t reduce road deaths, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “The research is quite clear: the threat of fines ... More >>

The Government Should Require Compulsory Treatment For Repeat Drunk & Drugged Drivers

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 4:57 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The government needs to urgently create a secure and caring environment for drivers who repeatedly offend while on drink or drugs, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, was commenting ... More >>

Congestion Charges Hand Over Our Roads To Wealthy Motorists

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 4:27 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Congestion charges penalise poor people and fail to deal with the reasons for traffic congestion, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “ Congestion charges discourage ride-sharing and encourage wealthier people ... More >>

Why The Government’s Road Safety Strategy Is Failing

Wednesday, 5 January 2022, 6:40 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Road safety strategies targeting the average driver have been a dismal failure, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is a respected road safety campaigner, says: “The vast majority of deaths over Christmas ... More >>

The Dog & Lemon Guide Is 25 Years Old

Monday, 13 December 2021, 6:55 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

An award-winning motor mechanic whose car reviews are often hated by the motor industry, is celebrating twenty five years of helping car buyers. Clive Matthew-Wilson , the colourful and outspoken editor of the car buyers’ dogandlemon.com , has been publishing ... More >>

Taxpayers’ Union Promotes The World’s Most Dangerous Addictive Drug

Friday, 3 December 2021, 8:45 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union is effectively promoting substance abuse, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, say calls by the Taxpayers’ Union to ... More >>

Technology The Key To Lowering Road Toll

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 6:08 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Technology easily beats enforcement when it comes to saving lives, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says the high Labour weekend road toll shows that speed enforcement, ... More >>

Government Misrepresenting Facts On Roadside Drug Testing

Friday, 8 October 2021, 6:47 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The government’s proposed roadside drug tests are based on unreliable science, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, whose road safety research was awarded by the Australian Police Journal, says the ... More >>

Congestion charges: “One road for the rich, one road for the poor.”

Monday, 30 August 2021, 3:13 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

Congestion charges encourage wealthy people to use cars, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “Congestion charges effectively create a class system: one road for the rich; one road for the poor.” “Wealthy ... More >>

Technology halts driveway deaths

Monday, 30 August 2021, 3:12 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

The vast majority of driveway accidents could be prevented if all vehicles had reversing cameras and beeping parking sensors, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says simple ... More >>

Subsidised Electric Cars Rob Funds From Public Transport

Sunday, 13 June 2021, 4:42 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Taxpayer handouts to electric car buyers rob funds from public transport, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who has studied electric cars for over a decade, says: “There are only limited government funds ... More >>

Fatal Van Accident Linked To Poorly Marked Intersections

Friday, 4 June 2021, 1:44 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Today’s fatal van accident , in which four people died, could probably have been avoided if the intersection had been properly marked, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, ... More >>

Truck Drivers Often Don’t See The Cyclists They Kill

Friday, 21 May 2021, 5:45 am | The Dog and Lemon Guide

All commercial vehicles should be fitted with surround-view cameras that give the driver a 360° view of the road around them, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says truck ... More >>

Congestion Charges Clear Poor People From Busy Roads

Friday, 7 May 2021, 5:43 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Congestion charges discourage ride-sharing and encourage wealthier people to use cars, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson says: “Why do central and local government almost always favour congestion charges instead ... More >>

Government Increase In Fines For Illegal Use Of Cellphones In Cars ‘pathetic'

Friday, 16 April 2021, 8:49 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government’s slight increase in fines for drivers illegally using cellphones is ‘pathetic’, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says many drivers will simply continue ... More >>

UK Bans E-scooters From Pavements, Bans Private Scooters, Requires Driver’s Licence For Scooter Riders.

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 12:32 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

New Zealand should follow the lead of the UK and introduce sensible regulations for e-scooters, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “ The English government has ... More >>

Government ‘Asleep At The Wheel’ Over Seatbelts In Buses

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 4:56 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

As more and more bus passengers are killed or injured, the government still refuses to require seatbelts on buses that travel on highways. dogandlemon.com editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “Just a few weeks ... More >>

Prison Wrong Place For Addicted Driving Offenders

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 5:44 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Repeat drugged driving offenders should be locked up indefinitely in a caring environment where their addictions can be treated, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, was commenting ... More >>

Why The Government’s Road Safety Strategy Failed

Friday, 1 January 2021, 4:00 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

The government’s attempts at lowering the road toll relied on faulty science, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says, “In August of this year, the police ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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