Leading road safety charity IAM RoadSmart is offering the ‘ultimate internship’ for one lucky individual in 2017-8 – but they will have to prove their worth for the high-profile role in a rigorous panel-style grilling to earn the coveted slot!
As IAM RoadSmart’s well-regarded Mature Driver Assessment undergoes its own mid-life makeover, the charity is offering the chance to win an exclusive lunch at Silverstone Circuit with its Mature Driver Ambassador, renowned rally and racing driver Paddy Hopkirk MBE.
Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart and Auto Express, the UK’s biggest-selling car magazine, teamed up to find out which are the deadliest behind-the-wheel distractions with programming a sat-nav found to be the worst.
When three-year-old Felix Behan saw his dad wearing his new IAM RoadSmart polo shirt, the youngster proved he was a chip off the old block by asking for his own version of the road charity’s official shirt.
IAM RoadSmart has expressed concern that cars with growing levels of autonomy could make motorists lazy and over reliant on gadgets – with far reaching implications for the potential reduction of people killed and seriously injured on the roads.
IAM RoadSmart and Auto Express magazine teamed up to investigate commuters and their bad driving habits on a busy weekday … to find some drivers think nothing of eating, drinking or wearing headphones at the wheel – and some even decided applying make-up and reading a book was acceptable.
Using a hand-held mobile phone while on the move is a fatal distraction – that’s the view of leading independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart, as the increase in the punishment for drivers comes into force today (1 March).
With the appointment of 19-year-old rally superstar Catie Munnings as Car Ambassador, the UK’s leading road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has completed its line-up of stars who will be spreading the safer driving and riding word around the UK.
For all those hopeless romantics out there, IAM RoadSmart has a great way to make you more attractive to your special someone this Valentine’s Day – and it’s (almost) guaranteed to make you more attractive to them!
The UK’s leading independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has expressed disappointment in yet another year of no significant change in the levels of drink-driving in Britain, based on new Government statistics announced today (2 February).
IAM RoadSmart is part of a group of organisations including Police Scotland and Clelands Volvo which is helping bring driving tuition onto the timetable for under 17’s in the Scottish Borders – one of the first times pre-licence training has been offered anywhere in the UK in a properly controlled and structured way.
Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has renewed its calls for car makers and smartphone manufacturers to work with the government to develop a technological solution to distracted drivers – saying that simply hoping that drivers will ‘do the right thing’ is not enough.
In the run up to New Year’s Eve parties as the nation says farewell to 2016, IAM RoadSmart is making sure the UK does the right thing and encourage drinkers to entrust their car keys to the true heroes of the road – the designated driver.
Former Formula 1 World Champion Nigel Mansell CBE has given his backing to road safety charity IAM RoadSmart’s Christmas drink drive campaign, which urges no alcohol at all if you are driving during the festive season.