Member Stories

IAM RoadSmart is dedicated to making better drivers and riders, and we love to share your stories and achievements with our community. Below are just some of the inspiring stories from members and others in our wider community.


Member stories

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  • Margaret 1

    Success through the generations

    ‘Enjoyment’ might not be a word you’d initially associate with a driving course, but that’s exactly what IAM RoadSmart’s Advanced Driver Course gave to Margaret and Harriet – and much more!

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  • Motorway

    Advanced Rider to Blood Biker

    Graham Bryson, tells his story from becoming an advanced rider to a blood biker - all whilst battling cancer. "Majority of the observers were blood bikers who made me aware of the charity and I realised I would like to be involved with the work they were doing."

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    "IAM RoadSmart training has almost certainly saved my life"

    After a serious road traffic accident and traumatic brain injury at age 29, why would you ever get back on a bike? It’s a question to ask Paul Batten who, despite a ‘pause’ of nearly ten years, not only got back on a bike but has recently passed his IAM RoadSmart Masters qualification.

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  • Motorcycle

    My route to Master's

    Richard Meredith writes about his journey to achieving the perfect ride. "In those days our fleet of coaches were predominantly Fords, so the local parts supplier was Don Everalls in Wolverhampton, quite a trip from Kidderminster - I did say no to collecting rear suspension springs, but I do remember fetching a coach radiator once."

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    An Unmissable Skills Day

    One member’s review of his experience on an IAM RoadSmart Skills Day. Running 13 Skills Day dates across the year, IAM RoadSmart use three race circuits including a mix of car and bike enthusiasts.

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