Our first podcast: should the motorway speed limit be increased to 80mph?

motorwayTake a listen to our very first podcast! There’s been a lot of discussion about the UK motorway speed limit and if it should be increased to 80mph. Listen here to experts Neil Greig, IAM RoadSmart director of policy and research and Rebecca Ashton, head of driver behaviour, chat about this topic.

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Are you using the correct car seat?

car seatThis week’s blog is written by guest blogger Jayne E Marshall, an advanced driver and Foundation Professor of Midwifery at the University of Leicester. She talks about the importance of having the correct car seat for your children and provides some very useful tips. Read more by clicking here.

Looking for young drivers who have experienced tailgating

tailgatingLooking for members’ help again! Following our successful request for people to take part in media activity for the recent Highways England tailgating campaign, we have been approached again to see if any of our younger members age between 18 and 35, or any of their friends or family, have had a frightening experience of tailgating and would be willing to be interviewed on the subject. The interview will be carried out by Highways England, but the content will be used on the LadBible website. If you are happy to take part, please reply by email as soon as possible to rodney.kumar@iam.org.uk with a daytime phone number, and a brief summary of your experiences.

IAM RoadSmart concerned by lack of progress in road deaths – and calls for a new focus on driver behaviour

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IAM RoadSmart has expressed its disappointment in yet another year without progress in the numbers of people killed and seriously injured on the roads in the UK.

IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s biggest independent road safety charity, said that although cars are getting safer and there has been a step change in new road investment, careless human behaviour and increasing traffic levels are cancelling this out. Continue reading “IAM RoadSmart concerned by lack of progress in road deaths – and calls for a new focus on driver behaviour”