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Build your confidence

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - improve your riding confidence

If you reduced your car or motorbike use to essential journeys only in recent months, regardless of when you passed your test, many people will feel they need to build on their confidence post-lockdown. Director of Research and Development at DriverMetrics, Dr Lisa Dorn, has some useful recommendations for improving your confidence. Click here to […]

Helping business drivers return to driving after lockdown

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - helping drivers

In addition to creating the Fleet Safety Guide launched recently, the easing of lockdown has also given IAM RoadSmart the opportunity to demonstrate the e-learning capabilities of our CHOICES fleet risk management system, with a free ‘Return to Driving’ taster module.  Primarily aimed at supporting business drivers who are preparing to return to driving for […]

IAM Trustee Recruitment

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists

To enhance and supplement our current trustees, we are seeking to appoint a trustee with technical and strategic IT knowledge and experience. Previous experience as a trustee and / or company director will be an advantage. This role is required to commit to regular Council meetings held at our office in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire […]

Associate extension to membership

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists

Please can we remind all groups that the free six-month extension to membership for Associates who have been unable to complete their coaching or take their test due to COVID-19 can only be applied at the point of renewal. There have been some instances lately of groups requesting a bulk extension of membership. We have […]

New Speed Limits For Motorcycles In Dolomites

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - new speed limits in the Dolomites

Tourists going to the Dolomites will have to be extra careful this year. The provincial government of Trento in South-Tyrol (Italy) has established a maximum speed limit of 60 km/h on some road sections in the Dolomites that are particularly popular in the summer, especially to motorcyclists. The speed limit will generally apply to all […]

Review of The Highway Code…

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - UK Highway Code dispelling myths, misinformation and disinformation

…to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders Consultation seeking views on proposed changes to The Highway Code to improve safety for vulnerable road users, particularly the groups of: cyclists pedestrians horse riders The main alterations to the code being proposed are: introducing a hierarchy of road users which ensures that those road […]

Volunteer Riders UK

SAM Biker can you help with delivering PPE equipment? This group is for the distribution of PPE to our front line workers. We can not distribute blood or medicines due to licencing. Here we are getting together PPE makers and Those who need the PPE and having it delivered by our riders so all our […]

Insurance cover for groups

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists

A number of groups have asked about our insurance policies and the provision they make for any claims that may arise as a result of Advanced Driver coaching resuming. Our insurance agent, John Cushion for Saffron Insurance Services Ltd provides the following clarification:“IAM RoadSmart has laid down very strict guidelines for the resumption of Observed […]

SAM Virtual Annual General Meeting

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - advanced riding = safer riders.

Due to COVID-19 Restrictions the Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists Annual General meeting with take place on Zoom. Details of how the meeting will be held will be provided later. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY ORDER OF THE S.A.M. GROUP COMMITTEETHAT THE VIRTUAL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SHEFFIELD AND DISTRICT ADVANCED MOTORCYCLISTS WILL BE HELD ON […]

Intensive courses

Following feedback from the group ‘Preparing to get Back to Business’ survey, we are providing programmes for an Intensive Advanced Course and an Intensive Observer Training Course. Both courses are compatible for car and bike and can be adapted to suit your group. Observer course guidance has been written for trainee, trainer and organiser.