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.’
This new year begins with 15 new young advanced drivers on the roads – and IAM RoadSmart has produced a video showing their path to getting what is regarded as one of the best post-test driving achievements you can buy.
It’s an interesting thing that so many people are highly critical of journalists. Yet if you ask those vocal ‘keyboard warriors’ (read: couch potatoes) on the forums where they get their news from … yes it’s from journalists!
The 2019 schedule for IAM RoadSmart’s ever-popular Skills Days has been announced; the perfect way to sharpen up driving or riding skills in your own car or motorbike at top racing circuits around the UK.
Queen of bikers and IAM RoadSmart riding ambassador Maria Costello MBE will be the special guest on the IAM RoadSmart stand at Motorcycle Live at the Birmingham NEC this Saturday (17 November) and Monday (19 November).
Traffic congestion is now the top concern among UK motorists, overtaking other drivers on mobile phones. However people checking social media on the move is still seen as the biggest risk to personal safety.