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UK Road Safety Charity | Advanced Driver & Rider Courses

We make better drivers and riders<p>Everyone at IAM RoadSmart shares this mission. Our amazing volunteer group network, our professional trainers, our …

Drivers 'ignorant' of mobile phone laws

<b>A fifth of motorists do not know it is illegal to check social media websites on a phone while driving, a survey for motoring group the RAC suggested.</b><p>The research found 61% wrongly believed it was legal to text at the wheel of a stationary car with the engine running.<p>And far more drivers said they …

Ford Adds Pedestrian Detection to Pre-Collision Warning System

Ford’s latest active safety feature is a new pre-collision warning system that can detect pedestrians. The system is one of the first of its kind among mainstream automakers, as <b>Subaru’s EyeSight system</b> is the only other non-luxury brand to offer this kind of technology.<p>The system uses a combination …

London's electric car infrastructure falling into ruin

Infighting and neglect are causing London's prized network of electric car charging points to fall into disrepair, with some areas now offering little to no coverage<p>London’s network of electric vehicle charging points – the largest in the UK – is in danger of falling apart thanks to the piecemeal …

The drivers who are too vain to wear their glasses: One in eight who need specs admit not always wearing them behind the wheel

Millions of motorists are putting themselves and others at risk on Britain's roads because they are too vain to wear their glasses while driving.<p>A …

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Almost 2,000 foreign drivers escape speeding fines

Foreign drivers are regularly flouting speed limits in Kent with one motorist clocked doing 111mph on the M25.<p>Nearly 2,000 overseas drivers were …

Black boxes set to become more intrusive

In-car black boxes can already monitor your driving habits, but telematics systems could soon start hanging up your phone and turning down your …

The road network in England is to be extended by 900 miles

The road network in England is to see 900 miles of new carriageways added to it, in what the government has said is the largest road transport …

Don't let the dazzling sun tamper your journey - advice from the IAM

Low sun can impact your driving, making it difficult to see other things or people on the road. With our latest tips, however, you can find the best …

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Bizarre cases of driver distraction

Eating an apple, brushing your teeth or just sitting with your hands behind your head – all can earn you a driving penalty<p>With a study highlighting the risk of using a hands-free kit while at the wheel, here are some other unusual examples of driver distraction.<p><b>Reading the newspaper</b><p>Roy “Chubby” …

Proportion of women caught drink-driving nearly doubles

The number of women convicted for drink-driving almost doubled over a 14-year period, a survey has revealed. This research has discovered that 17 per …

News of M6 toll sparks renewed calls for state ownership

The UK’s only pay-to-use motorway is being sold by a consortium of banks that took control from Midlands Expressway Ltd after a debt …

Apple's new 'iWatch' could land you two years in jail

Drivers who cause fatal accidents while using smart watches behind the wheel will face up to two years in prison<p>Drivers who use the new Apple Watch behind the wheel face the same penalties as those caught using mobile phones, motoring experts have warned.<p>The announcement of the Apple Watch last …

Motorists warned about posting images of driving licences on social media websites

DVLA has been made aware of instances where fraudsters have been using pictures of genuine driving licences, that have been posted on social media …

'Smart' seatbelt aims to prevent tiredness related accidents

Since they were made compulsory in 1983, the seatbelt has arguably gone down as the most important advancement in vehicle safety, saving countless …

Speeding driver detected at 139mph on 60mph Scottish road

New figures obtained by leading road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) through a Freedom of Information request to Police …

Getty Images The small tax disc mounted on windscreens is set to disappear from

The small tax disc mounted on windscreens is set to disappear from vehicles from October 1. Tax discs will also no longer be transferable between …

FOXY holiday motoring tips before a bank holiday | FOXY Blog - About Motoring and Women

As the bank holiday weekend and half term holiday approaches, many people are choosing to holiday in the UK this year so the IAM’s tips from …

Scotland’s worst speeders spared prosecution

HALF of Scotland’s worst speeders caught by cameras in the past year escaped prosecution, according to police figures.<p>They include a motorist snapped …