Hi to all of our Associates but today’s (Sunday 18th March) training session has been cancelled due to the bad weather. The session was to be about manoeuvres which would be mainly on side roads. As you can probably work out the side roads are in a terrible condition today, too dangerous for this sort of activity.
You will be contacted regarding the re-scheduling of this session.
Being the designated driver for an evening out is not everyone’s top choice during the Christmas season, however there are some options which could change your opinion. This week’s tips, presented by IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, are for those who feel they have drawn the short straw and been nominated to drive on a night out. Continue reading “Christmas Cheer? Are you considering being the designated driver?”
Today, all sorts of engine technologies are fighting for prominence. There has been major development in battery powered cars, hybrids and plug in hybrids. Diesels have become ever more efficient and cleaner (yes, really) and petrol engines now rival diesel for fuel efficiency, at least on some types of journeys. Continue reading “Hydrogen cars: the greatest challenge?”
Following the success of our 60th birthday events last year, IAM RoadSmart will be holding a members’ day at Silverstone on 5 August. It will be free for all members and their families and friends. The day will include a members’ car and motorcycle display area, a tour of the circuit control room and museum, parking skills challenges, a large-scale Scalextric, owners’ club racing to view, photographs on the F1 Grand Prix winners podium, a celebration of the work of our observers, a chance to find out more about the charity you are a member of, and plenty more. All members, family and friends are all welcome, keep the date free and watch out for more details by email, in RoadSmart magazine and on the website. Continue reading “All members are invited to Silverstone on 5th August”
After being involved in a road traffic incident it is easy to lose confidence and the thought of getting back in the driving seat can be quite daunting. This week’s tips give advice on how to cope after the aftermath of a driving incident. Continue reading “The Aftermath: tips from IAM RoadSmart”