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IAM tips on driving in the rain

With rain on the way, the UK IAM is providing advice to drivers on how to cope with the deluge. With torrential downpours in some parts of the UK having already been witnessed this September, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving …

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RoadSafe tips for safe school runs

IAM RoadSafe is providing advice to parents on how to stay safe during the daily commute as children head back to school after the summer break. With the long summer break nearly over, children are shortly returning to school and …

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Sharing the road with mobility scooters

The IAM provides advice to motorists on maintaining composure and driving safely when sharing the road with users of mobility scooters. The use of mobility scooters provides many people with the means to get around in situations which would otherwise …

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Driver experience day opportunity for teenagers

Younger teenagers in Scotland can try their hand at developing driving skills as part of an IAM organised driving event in Berwickshire. Under 17s who can’t wait to get behind the wheel of a car can try their hand at …

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Choosing and fitting child safety seats

The IAM provides advice to parents on how to choose and fit safety seats to meet the legal requirements and ensure maximum safety for children. The UK’s Institute of Advanced Motoring (IAM) is providing parents with advice on the fitting …

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Industry group for driver risk management

The IAM has set up the Business Customer Advisory Group for driving innovative driver risk management programmes in the fleet industry. The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has hosted the inaugural meeting of its new Business Customer Advisory Group (BCAG), …

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Research examines age and the desire to continue driving

Mobility, independence and convenience are key factors in maintaining the desire to continue driving as people get older and potentially less able. The majority of older drivers want to continue driving as long as they are safely able, according to …

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Simple checks reduce MOT failure chances

The IAM is providing advice to motorists on performing a few basic checks on their cars before submitting them for MOT testing and thereby reducing the chance of failure. The annual MOT test to assess the roadworthiness of vehicles in …

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Stiffer distracted driving penalty consultation opens

Proposed increases in penalties for smartphone use whilst driving is a step in the right direction but doesn’t go the whole way, says the IAM. A public consultation has been opened by the Department for Transport (DfT) regarding the proposal …

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Local authorities increase spending on road repairs

Majority of councils increased levels of spending last year on the resurfacing of roadways and the repair of potholes. An IAM Freedom of Information (FOI) request has found that many county councils across England appear to have responded to criticisms …

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