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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
We have recently started looking into Webinars for our Volunteers, Members and Associates. We are pleased to announce that our first webinar will be held on Tuesday 30 March at 7pm. The webinar will be on Neurodiversity, examining how learning difficulties can impact the development of advanced riders and drivers. The webinar will be hosted […]
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 […]
IAM RoadSmart are currently reviewing the latest Government guidance and would ask all our IAM RoadSmart groups to await for further guidance on the resumption of activities. Please note the ‘stay at home’ order issued by HM Government is in place until 29 March 2021.