Inspire Ride 2020

The 2020 InSpireRide takes place on 10th May 2020 at the International Bomber Command Centre, the weekend of the whole nation’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Our event in 2020 is bigger and better than in 2019 … We are looking to double the number of bikes again so we need you to […]

Children of Chernobyl

UNICEF Children of Chernobyl Project

Here is a synopsis of the last SAM Club Night talk about UNICEF’s ‘Children of Chernobyl’ project. Keith and Judith Hopkins talked about their fundraising and 5,000-mile ride to the project. “All children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfil their potential – to the benefit of a better world.” UNICEF Introduction Sometimes it […]

SAM Annual Photo Competition 2020

Yes, it’s here again and you need to get your entries in by 12mn 7th March 2020. Send your entries to The competition winner will be selected by an independent judge. A framed print of the winning photo will be presented to the successful entrant at the SAM Annual General Meeting on Monday 6th […]

SAM Members Monthly Update

A Very Happy New Year to ALL SAM members, their family and friends! SummaryAt the start of each new year, it’s a time to renew our vision of what exciting SAM club activities the next 12 months will bring. Well, there is the Annual Photo Competition, the AGM, Spring and Autumn Breakfasts, Chairman’s Ride Out, […]

Vive la difference – road safety policy after Brexit?

This week’s blog is by IAM RoadSmart’s director of research and policy, Neil Greig, who talks about his recent trip to Brussels to attend a conference held by FIA Region 1 Transport and Mobility Working Party. It included discussions on low emission zones with different levels of car ban, electric charging points, air quality, distraction […]

Can you help with European Research?

Needs, wants and behaviour of drivers and automated vehicle users Drive2theFuture is a European research project that aims to prepare drivers, travellers and vehicle operators of the future to accept and use connected, cooperative and automated transport modes. The purpose of this survey is to explore your opinions about acceptance of autonomous vehicles for different transport […]

IAM RoadSmart says Thank You

IAM RoadSmart want your riding stories Thank you to those who have already sent in your stories, we are loving them so far. There’s still time to submit yours if you haven’t already and we could feature your anecdotes in our campaign. Tell us about your driving and riding adventures with loved ones, and share your […]

Winter driving tips

IAM RoadSmart is delighted to have teamed up with Mitsubishi UK to provide content for its winter driving campaign, which has resulted in three videos made by them. In addition, Mitsubishi UK will be interviewing Rebecca Ashton, head of policy and research, for its customer magazine and e-newsletter on winter driving advice, and it will […]

IAM RoadSmart Safeguarding Statement

IAM RoadSmart Safeguarding Statement To bring IAM RoadSmart into line with the Care Act 2014 we have developed and published a safeguarding statement. The purpose of this statement is to protect people, particularly vulnerable adults or young people from any harm that may be caused due to their contact with IAM RoadSmart employees and associated […]

IAM RoadSmart Need Pictures

Calling all groups – we need your pictures! Starting in the next issue of RoadSmart magazine, there will be a regular groups gallery, featuring the best pictures from your events and gatherings around the country. Show us what you’ve been up to, where you’ve been, who you’ve met, and feel free to get creative with your images. […]