Getting yourself ready for the motorcycle season

Now that spring is just around the corner, motorcycle enthusiasts around the country are gearing up to experience the freedom of the road that biking offers. Whether you’re a motorbike newbie, or an experienced rider, if you’re getting back on your bike for the first time in a while, you’ll need to take the same […]

Older Drivers Forum

IAM RoadSmart is putting the finishing touches on a project funded by the Department of Transport designed to investigate the opinions of older drivers and ex-drivers on their relationship with their cars and when and why they plan to give up driving. The aim is to provide an insight into the type of campaigns and […]

Smart Motorways survey results

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - weekly newletter 10th September 2021

Over 4,700 responses were received to our recent survey on smart motorways. Most respondents had already used them, so their comments and votes are very useful. The opinions expressed were overwhelmingly negative. 81% felt less safe on a smart motorway and the same number wanted the hard shoulder to be reinstated immediately. 85% supported the […]

Group Rides update

With the prospect of Group Rides hopefully re-starting from 17 May we have taken the opportunity to review and refresh our current Group Organised Ride Guidance. The new document, created in collaboration with bike group representatives, gives clearer guidance on:• The definition of a group ride• The eligible participants• The insurance cover provided by IAM […]

Chief Observer seminars

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - it's unanimous SAM's Chief National Observer is: Andy Frith.

IAM RoadSmart would like to thank all Chief Observers who’ve accepted invitations to ASDM hosted webinars. Feedback from sessions held so far has been very positive with requests for follow up seminars in the near future. Topics covered included:• Managing associate and observer backlogs• How IAM RoadSmart can help• How IAM RoadSmart is preparing for […]

Magazine Survey results

Wow, we have had our highest ever volume of 3,000 magazine surveys results, and we would like to say a huge thank you to all our Members for sharing your feedback and views with us, we appreciate you taking the time to do this. Some key highlights from the survey include 94% said they read […]

DARTS training videos

As you are aware, at the end of 2020 we launched DARTS to replace DTE Web. If you still have questions regarding certain aspects of the system, there are training videos which are currently on our website. To ensure the transition to the DARTS platform was as simple as possible the team created several short […]

IAM RoadSmart webinar update

We would like to say a huge thank you to the 784 people that registered to attend the Neurodiversity and Observation webinar last Tuesday evening and to everyone who has since watched the recording. We hope you all found it beneficial and learnt something new. Your feedback is invaluable in helping us identify ways to […]