UK motorists remain “undeterred” by fines for using a mobile phone at the wheel, with almost 12,000 drivers a year prosecuted.
Lightfoot and IAM RoadSmart have been awarded a £1 million grant to support the development of connected vehicles in the UK.
Provisional figures for 2016 show that between 200 and 280 people were killed in accidents where at least one driver was over the drink-drive limit.
Research into crashes involving young drivers has concluded that they need to learn more quickly about how to avoid crashes with vulnerable users.
Newly qualified drivers are most worried about the actions of other drivers on the road, a new survey by YouClaim has revealed.
Online assessments have become a standard part of driver risk management, but what determines a determines a driver’s overall rating? Elizabeth Howlett reports.
People updating social media or sending text messages while driving, drink or drug driving and mobile phone pose biggest road safety threat, survey suggests.
Speeding offences are now at an 11-year high, according to new figures from the Department for Transport (DfT).
IAM RoadSmart backs a campaign by the Road Safety Foundation for the Government to inject £220 million in improving high risk ‘A’ roads across the country.
IAM RoadSmart warns that the threat of jail alone is unlikely to make people drive in a less dangerous way.
A coalition of road safety and motor industry bodies is encouraging fleet car buyers to insist on Autonomous Emergency Braking when buying their next new car.
Dashcams may not yield increase in prosecutions for dangerous driving and lead to fewer traffic patrols as officers spend more time analysing amateur footage.
IAM RoadSmart, the road safety charity, has appointed Tony Greenidge as its new business development director.
Lesley Upham has announced her tenure as commercial director for IAM RoadSmart will come to a close at the end of July.
Around two thirds of UK road users would support a scrappage scheme for older diesel cars, vans and lorries, according to a survey by IAM RoadSmart.
Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has launched its own manifesto calling on all road safety professionals to work together to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on the UK’s roads.
A video highlighting the risks of accidents faced by at-work drivers has been produced by IAM RoadSmart.
IAM RoadSmart has expressed concern that cars with growing levels of autonomy could make motorists lazy and over reliant on gadgets.
Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, outlines some simple tips for drivers using technology.
IAM RoadSmart has expressed disappointment in yet another year of no significant change in the levels of drink-driving in Britain, based on new statistics.
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