Fleets often see immediate improvement following driver training, but its effects can be short-lived. We investigate how fleets can change this
More than 86% of UK motorists think distraction caused by mobile phones has become worse in the last three years, according to an IAM Roadsmart survey.
Drivers remain divided over the future of self-driving cars, with just a fifth (22%) saying that they can see the technology becoming the norm on UK roads.
Almost two-thirds of motorists want to retain the right to drive even though driverless cars are coming, two new pieces of research released today have shown.
Five drivers have been caught travelling at more than 100mph on 30mph and 40mph limit roads in England, according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists.
The IAM has held the first of a series of meetings with its new Business Customer Advisory Group (BCAG) to hear fleets' opinions on what they need from driver risk management programmes.
Many fleets use the Euro NCAP star rating system to influence their choice of company cars. Christopher Smith investigates how it works – and how changing technology has shaped the testing procedure
Institute of Advanced Motorists has launched its #wheelsinwinter campaign to support business and leisure travellers in driving safely this winter.
Multi-tasking while driving is dangerous, according to a new report produced by the Institute of Advanced Motorists and the Transport Research Laboratory.
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has been presented with a PRAISE award for its efforts in improving road safety at work through its own staff driving guidelines and safeguards.
More than 17,000 drivers have been convicted of careless driving since police forces were given the power to issue fixed penalty notices for the offence two years ago.
the number of drivers convicted of a speeding offence has risen by 28% in the past 12 months.
One in 10 drivers admitted to taking a 'selfie' while driving in the last month, research from the Institute of Advanced Motoring (IAM) suggests.
Two-thirds of drivers on long journeys do not to stop to take rest breaks on the motorway because they don’t feel they have any need to, research suggests.
‘Failure to look properly’ is the main contributory factor in more than 30,000 vehicle accidents a year, according to a Freedom of Information request.
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