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The ultimate run…the school run

The summer holidays are coming to an end and the school run is going to be in the forefront of many parent’s minds. Regardless of the amount of years you have been on the road, early-morning starts see a lot of drivers distracted and in a hurry. This poses additional risks for students and othe...

Road rage – don’t be a victim

In this week’s driving tips IAM RoadSmart head of standards Richard Gladman talks about how to avoid becoming a road rage victim, and what to do if it does escalate.

Summer, Summer, Summertime!

From V Festival to garden BBQs, the UK summer season offers something for everybody. In many cases that’s booze. Here are some summer driving safety tips from, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman.

Is your car spring ready?

Spring has officially arrived and like us, our cars need to shake off the winter cold to be fit for the summer ahead. If you haven’t done so already, get your car ready for spring with our latest tips from the IAM’s standards and compliance manager, Richard Gladman.

Easter getaway - motorcycling on the continent

This week’s tips from the IAM’s standards and compliance manager, Richard Gladman, are offering advice to motorcyclists planning an Easter getaway to continental Europe. Find out how you can best prepare for your journey abroad.

How to cope with a breakdown on the motorway

This week’s tips, from the IAM’s director of policy and research, Neil Greig, are advising drivers on how to cope with a breakdown on the motorway. Read our essential tips to find out more.

Pre-ride motorbike checks

From now until June, every motorcyclist in the UK is being offered the unique opportunity of a free 60 minute skills and safety riding assessment, courtesy of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Driving safely on urban roads

This week’s tips from the IAM’s director of standards, Mark Lewis, are about driving safely on urban roads to minimise the risk of a road incident.

Driving when you're feeling unwell

This week’s tips from the IAM’s director of standards, Mark Lewis, are looking at the challenges motorists face when they’re unwell. With over 200 common cold viruses, the chances of us getting a cold are pretty high. Don’t just ignore the symptoms and be sure to read these essential tips.

Riding safely in wind

This week the IAM’s director of standards, Mark Lewis, offers motorcyclists six top tips on riding safely in wind.