Monthly Archives: December 2014

Group meeting 12th Jan cancelled

Club night on 12th Jan 2015 is cancelled as the venue cannot accommodate us. The next Club night will therefore be the 9th March. Apologies for the inconvenience. Peter Bowden, Secretary

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Bike group sets out mpg bike challenge – can anyone beat 122mpg?

23 December 2014 A group of bike enthusiasts recently set themselves a challenge of achieving the highest possible fuel economy figure from a motorbike – with the winner coming away with an impressive 122mpg. The riders are part of the … Continue reading

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Young Scots offered free advanced driving tuition opportunity

19 December 2014 Scottish Borders Council is encouraging families to consider giving an alternative Christmas present in the form of an advanced driver course from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). Any driver under 26 years of age living in … Continue reading

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Get ready for motorsports heaven with the #wheelsinwinter competition

17 December 2014 You will no doubt have been following the IAM’s #wheelsinwinter campaign, offering the most relevant, timely and expert advice on safe driving and riding during the winter season. Now we’re handing the stage over to you. We … Continue reading

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Auto Express launches ‘No drink, No doubt’ campaign with IAM in time for Christmas party season

10 December 2014   *Auto Express magazine teams up with the Institute of Advanced Motoring to keep drivers safe on the roads   *Poll reveals over half of Britons pledge their support for zero tolerance driving campaign Auto Express, Britain’s … Continue reading

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Road to nowhere? IAM lifts the lid on the amount allocated to local authorities on road improvements

05 December 2014 The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has produced a league table of the amount of money allocated by government to each local authority on road improvements over the last five years in England – with Greater Manchester … Continue reading

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Give your car a seasonal makeover

19 November 2014   The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is warning motorists about winter weather as part of its national campaign, #wheelsinwinter. As more bad weather is expected, the IAM is offering advice to drivers to ensure their cars … Continue reading

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Young drivers are the top road safety priority: IAM Manifesto

11 November 2014 The IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) has published its road safety manifesto for the upcoming general election, calling for urgent support from all political parties to promote driver and rider improvement on UK roads. One of the … Continue reading

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Over 4,000 foreign drivers escape speeding offences in Scotland

4 November 2014   (This release contains regional breakdowns) The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has found that foreign drivers have escaped 4,073 speeding offences in the last twelve months.1 The figures were revealed following a freedom of information request … Continue reading

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English and Welsh want Scottish drink-drive laws

31 October 2014   A recent survey by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has found more than two-thirds (68 per cent) of those who completed the survey would like the Scottish drink-drive limit introduced across England and Wales.   … Continue reading

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