Monthly Archives: April 2015

IAM warns of manufacturers turning cars into living rooms – and creating dangerous distracted drivers

29 April 2015 The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has warned that car manufacturers are building high-tech distractions into their new vehicles and have made interiors so comfortable they are being turned into living rooms. The warning came from IAM chief … Continue reading

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Road safety charity dismayed at political parties for not tackling road death initiatives in their election manifestos

23 April 2015 The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has reacted with dismay at the lack of priority given to cutting deaths on UK roads by the main political parties in their election manifestos. Despite road accidents being the leading … Continue reading

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IAM highlights dangers of Wales’ worst speeders – with three topping 120mph and one at 136mph

16 April 2015 The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has discovered four people have been captured at speeds in excess of 120mph on roads in Wales in 2014 – with one being caught at 136mph. This is one of the … Continue reading

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IAM calls for greater education for users of all-lane running motorways as they reach their first birthday

14 April 2015 As all-lane running motorways reach their first birthday in the UK on Tuesday (14 April), the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has expressed concern that widespread confusion still exists amongst motorway users on how best to use … Continue reading

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Potholes and road safety should be bigger priority for future government, according to IAM survey

09 April 2015 The next government must make road safety a top priority with more than 50 per cent of motorists believing the current administration had not made the issue enough of a concern, according to a survey conducted by … Continue reading

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86% of vehicle fleets have experienced an accident in past year, IAM survey finds

02 April 2015 The Institute of Advanced Motorists’ Drive & Survive division has been investigating the true extent of company car accidents – and found a shocking 86% of fleets have experienced an accident in the past 12 months, while … Continue reading

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