Monthly Archives: February 2015

Penalty point swap shop

26 February 2015 New FOI data obtained by Confused.com reveals nearly three million motorists** currently have penalty points on their licence, with 70,158 currently holding nine points – just three points off a potential ban. Should 12 points be accumulated … Continue reading

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IAM response to TRL mobile phone usage survey

25 February 2015 A UK study by the Transport Research Laboratory into the prevalence of illegal mobile phone use while driving has been released this morning (1). The TRL said the data would give them a greater understanding of who … Continue reading

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IAM shocked by the worst speeders in England and Wales – including 146mph on a motorway and 128mph in a 30 zone

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has lifted the lid on the worst examples of excessive speeding caught on safety cameras across England and Wales in 2014. Britain’s two worst speeders were caught at 146mph, both by Kent Police on … Continue reading

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MP and road safety charity angry over motorway service charges

10 February 2015 Tired drivers should not have to pay to take a vital and life-saving rest at motorway service stations, an MP and a road safety charity have said. David Davies and the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) have … Continue reading

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IAM expresses ‘disappointment’ at rise in road casualty figures

05 February 2015 Road safety experts the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) have expressed disappointment at the rise in numbers of killed and seriously injured on UK roads, as revealed this morning by the Department of Transport. The charity blames … Continue reading

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Twentysomethings still believe in drink-drive myths as statistics show they remain the high-risk age group

04 February 2015 The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has warned that the drink-drive message is failing to get through to twentysomething drivers who remain the most likely to be caught drink-driving and be involved in accidents involving death and … Continue reading

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