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Taxpayer Handouts To Electric Car Buyers Will Not Save The Planet

Monday, 3 August 2020, 2:39 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

Taxpayer handouts to electric car buyers will not save the planet, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who has studied electric cars for over a decade, says: “The lobby group Drive Electric , which wants the ... More >>

NZ Government Inaction Killed Two Chinese Democracy Campaigners

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 2:06 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government is responsible for the deaths of two Chinese democracy campaigners, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “Two people – both Chinese democracy ... More >>

Covid-19 Likely To Slash Road Toll

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 2:29 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The Covid-19 pandemic is likely to reduce the road toll to historically low levels, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “The economy is the biggest single influence ... More >>

The government values tourist dollars more than human lives

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 2:38 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government is directly responsible for ongoing serious accidents involving foreign drivers, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

‘Culture of silence’ regarding accidents and foreign drivers

Friday, 24 January 2020, 8:20 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

An outspoken road safety campaigner has blasted the government’s ‘culture of silence’ regarding accidents involving foreign drivers. More >>

Warrant of Fitness system ‘broken’

Friday, 20 December 2019, 3:06 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government must act to rebuild a ‘broken’ Warrant of Fitness system, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

National's road charging proposals "wide open to abuse"

Monday, 16 December 2019, 5:24 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

National’s proposed user-pays scheme for road users will almost inevitably become a state-controlled mass vehicle surveillance system, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Innocent people die because of unsafe roads

Monday, 9 December 2019, 3:27 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The recent accident near Kaikoura, where two Malaysian children and their parents were killed in a head-on collision with a truck, was easily preventable, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Time to move e-scooters off footpaths

Friday, 29 November 2019, 12:48 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The decision to ban certain brands of e-scooter doesn’t mean the remaining e-scooters are safe, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government negligence driving high road toll

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:03 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government has utterly failed to take effective action to lower the road toll, says the car review website, dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government to blame for latest bus fatalities

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 4:25 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government has blood on its hands over the latest fatal bus accident, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Bring back the six-monthly Warrant of Fitness

Sunday, 11 August 2019, 4:58 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

The government should bring back six-monthly Warrant of Fitness inspections for the majority of cars and light commercial vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Minister should resign over e-scooter death

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 11:32 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Yesterday's e-scooter death was the result of corrupt and reckless mismanagement by the government and the minister of transport should resign, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Banning unsafe cars may not improve safety

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 8:31 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Attempts to improve safety by banning the import of older vehicles may actually keep older vehicles on the road longer, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

Government speed report lacks scientific credibility

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 8:40 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The Speed Reference Group Outcomes Report , which supports drastically lower speed limits across the country, is based on highly dubious science, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Government risks voter backlash over lowered speed limits

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 5:17 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government is likely to face a significant voter backlash if speed limits are reduced unreasonably, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Alcohol still the worst drug on our roads

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 9:20 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government needs to treat alcohol as the most dangerous recreational drug, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . More >>

Clarification on driver training

Friday, 3 May 2019, 1:24 pm | Dog And Lemon guide

In a recent press release, we correctly pointed out that advanced driver and rider training (such as teaching drivers skid-control) has a very poor track record when it comes to reducing accidents (drivers tend become overconfident and take more risks). More >>

Advanced driver training will not lower the road toll

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 10:15 am | Dog And Lemon Guide

Science shows that advanced driver training will not lower the road toll, says the car review website dogandlemon.com More >>

Campaigner blames government after 8 die on road

Monday, 29 April 2019, 1:10 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The government has blood on its hands over the latest multiple fatality, says the car review website dogandlemon.com. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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