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Time To Ban Reckless Police Pursuits

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 1:13 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

Innocent people will continue to die until the police stop recklessly pursuing fleeing vehicles, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, describes the latest Independent Police ... More >>

Wealthy Electric Car Owners Do Not Deserve Special Privileges

Friday, 11 September 2020, 4:38 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Wealthy electric car drivers do not deserve special privileges on our roads, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who has studied electric cars for over a decade, says: “ The National party wants to allow electric ... More >>

Politicians 'cowards' Over Foreign Driver Testing

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 5:01 pm | Dog and Lemon Guide

Tourist dollars are more important to the government than road safety, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, was commenting after Southland coroner David Robinson questioned ... More >>

Reversing Cameras Save Lives On Driveways

Monday, 7 September 2020, 4:30 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

All cars – new or old – should be required to have reversing cameras and beeping parking sensors, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an active road safety campaigner, was commenting after the sentencing of a ... More >>

Grand Highways Rob Funds Needed To Save Lives On Ordinary Roads

Sunday, 6 September 2020, 3:48 pm | The Dog and Lemon Guide

Politicians should stop promising grand highways and instead focus on upgrading New Zealand’s ‘third world’ roads, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: ... More >>

Police Use Doubtful Science To Justify Rigid Speed Enforcement

Sunday, 30 August 2020, 7:18 pm | Dog And Lemon Guide

The police ignored basic road safety science when they decided to rigidly enforce speed limits, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an outspoken road safety campaigner, says: “The vast majority of fatal crashes ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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