Tag Archives: Institute of Advanced Motorists
Joggers

Watch out for joggers as clocks go back

BRITISH Summer Time comes to an end tonight, but life doesn’t! For drivers, they need to be aware that the number of joggers who took advantage of the lighter nights to run along our roads will mostly still be there. But they will be much harder to spot. Britain’s top advanced driver, Peter Rodger, of […]

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Bad weather

Advice to cope with torrential rain conditions

                    WITH yet more horrendous rain being forecast, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has released a guide to tackling the road conditions safely. The advice comes as the Met Office has issued amber warnings of yet more torrential rain over the next few days, with […]

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Flooded roads

Take care in wet conditions, advises IAM

THE Institute of Advanced Motorists is advising drivers to take great care in the current poor driving conditions. With yet more heavy rain forecast by the Met Office for the coming days, the road safety charity is concerned that many drivers are not taking enough care in the conditions, resulting in collisions and chaos. IAM […]

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Skid risk

Here’s hoping for better winter weather this year!

Even a light dusting of snow on top of ice can hide the danger. THE Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is warning of potential chaos on the nation’s roads this winter. It has warned of increasing dangers facing road users as frosts and local authority cuts bite. The leading road safety charity says that in […]

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Call to introduce post-test training

YOUNG driver deaths in the UK could be cut by up to a third if compulsory post-test training was introduced, according to the IAM. Writing in the latest edition of the IAM’s magazine, Advanced Driving, IAM chairman Alistair Cheyne says that compulsory post-test training would save lives among “this most vulnerable group of drivers”. The call follows […]

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