Tips and Blogs

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Blog posts

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    Vive la difference – road safety policy after Brexit?

    I have recently returned from Brussels where I attend three meetings per year of the FIA Region 1 Transport and Mobility Working Party. The FIA maintains a large office in Brussels to lobby the European Parliament and EU Commission on their numerous proposals.

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    Some forward thinking when going backwards

    Jim Bedigan, creator of Reverse My Trailer, explains the motivation behind the creation of his trailer-reversing simulator program. A few years ago, I found myself watching Caravanner of the Year on BBC2. I don’t own a caravan myself but nevertheless found it surprisingly good viewing.

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    The world of IAM RoadSmart … as seen by a teenage musician

    I do not drive … yet. There’s nothing really stopping me beyond financial problems, but as of last week I have a part time job and will soon be able to learn.

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    Living in electric dreams?

    Christmas was an opportunity to catch up with family, friends…and the odd bit of tv. Relaxing on the sofa, surrounded by abandoned chocolate wrappers, I was struck by the car ads I saw. So many of them were for electric vehicles, the drive to a greener and more environmentally friendly approach to travel seems to have finally taken off.

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    Driving home for Christmas

    Having racked up 1,000 miles over the last five days on a variety of motorways and A roads, I thought I’d share my reflections and tips whilst they are still fresh in my mind. These tips are for anyone contemplating driving home for Christmas or driving to visit family over the festive period.

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Member stories