Smart Motorways Survey

A new House of Commons Transport Committee inquiry has been announced by MPs into the safety and roll out of smart motorways. Campaigners against them have called for them to be scrapped, some labelling them as ‘death traps’. One coroner concluded that smart motorways ‘present an ongoing risk of future deaths’ while another has referred […]

National Motorcyclists Council Update

As previously mentioned in Inform, IAM RoadSmart are founder members of a new coalition of motorcycle riders organisations – the National Motorcyclists Council (NMC). The NMC was formally launched in a virtual event on Friday 5th March. The event was well attended by over 60 participants including 5 MPs and Charley Boorman of ‘Long Way […]

Powered Two Wheelers Riders Event

Neil Greig is one of the on-line presenters taking part in a month long Powered Two Wheelers (PTW) safety Event. The event will discuss the best ways to improve safety and reduce collisions among PTW users and Neil will be talking about our evaluation study on advanced riders. In the 2019 there were 6,198 killed […]

Inform Update

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists

We will now be publishing Inform as a monthly newsletter as opposed to bi-weekly, it will be sent out on the first Wednesday of each month, please keep an eye out for it. We will still be sending weekly ‘News Alerts’ with any timely news, for example COVID-19 updates.

Group Chairs Webinars

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists

Thank you to all Group Chairs who accepted our personal invite to the IAM RoadSmart Group Chairs webinars during February. The webinars, hosted by Amanda Smith (Head of Field Service Delivery) and Peter Serhatlic (Regional Service Delivery Team Manager North) ably assisted by the ASDMs, were delivered over the course of 2 weeks to 131 […]

Observer Choices

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists

We have now launched Observer CHOICES, which gives all National and Local Observers access to the same CHOICES platform as Associates. If you are an Observer you will have received an email on Monday 8 March asking you to register your interest in Observer CHOICES. Over the next few days you will be sent an […]

Sharing the Road

Sheffield Advanced Motorcycling - advanced riding skills

Richard Gladman, Head of Driving and Riding at IAM RoadSmart, discusses how we can use some of the key skills from Advanced Riding or Driving to make the roads a safer place for all users. The skills learnt can be used to make a positive impact on safety when sharing the road with vulnerable road […]

Masters Mentors Seminars

Sheffield Advanced Motorcyclists - where your riding just gets better!

During January and February part of our ASDM team of Shaun Cronin and Robbie Downing have held six virtual seminars with over 90% of our IAM RoadSmart Masters Mentors joining in. This has enabled mentors to be fully updated with developmental feedback from the tests conducted by our national team of ASDMs and also key […]