IAM RoadSmart has expressed its frustration that six years after calling for action, more than 11,000 drivers a year are still being legally allowed on the roads with 12 or more points on their licences.
In his new role as Chairman of IAM RoadSmart, the largest independent road safety organisation in the UK, Managing Director of Ford of Britain Andy Barratt has pledged to focus on driver and rider behaviour in the road safety debate.
With the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) roaring back into life this weekend (6/7 April), there will be no less than two IAM RoadSmart advanced drivers on the Brands Hatch grid as part of the overall weekend package.
With a wide-ranging review of transport laws announced by the government today (19 March), IAM RoadSmart has warned that the rise in the use of electric scooters alongside vehicles on our roads is bad news for road safety.
Some 11 of the talented young racing drivers who passed their IAM RoadSmart advanced driving tests at the charity’s #FormulaDriveSmart event late last year have announced their motorsport programmes for 2019; many having graduated to new teams and exciting new series.
With International Women’s Day coming up on Friday (8 March) IAM RoadSmart has announced that it has a women’s-only motorcycle Skills Day coming up this summer – being led by Queen of Bikers Maria Costello MBE.
After an upswing in 2017 and no overall progress over the last seven years in reducing the number of casualties caused by drink-driving, the country’s largest independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart is calling for the government to introduce an emergency package of measures to tackle this important issue.
IAM RoadSmart has called for businesses to urgently tackle the issue of distracted drivers at the wheel and overhaul their safety at work policies – to help stem the tide of avoidable crashes on our roads.
The UK’s biggest independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart is concerned that too many drivers continue to ignore warnings about the dangers of hand-held mobile phones and not wearing a seatbelt – putting countless lives in danger.
A chainsaw, toilet cistern lid and vacuum cleaner – an online social media spot check by IAM RoadSmart has found these are genuine Valentine’s Day gifts people have received recently! But never fear, the road safety charity has something better for you this year.
War veteran turned racing driver Ash Hall, now an ambassador for road safety charity IAM RoadSmart, has two reasons to celebrate – not only has he achieved a top-rated pass in the charity’s advanced driving course, he has received a new racing helmet sponsored by IAM RoadSmart too.
They say this Monday, 21 January, is the most depressing day of the year – but at IAM RoadSmart we are encouraging people to do something useful and turn this Blue Monday into the Happy Mondays, with our very limited-time offer on advanced driving and riding courses.
The UK’s biggest independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has backed the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s (NPCC) current crackdown on speeding on our roads – saying that there is clear evidence that ‘speed kills.’