These are the Driving Tips produced by IAM RoadSmart and are aimed and worded for the news media (printed, on-line, radio and TV) for the general public.
They are ordered with the most recent at the top.
Driving Tips from IAM RoadSmart
Bank holiday getaway: tips from IAM RoadSmart
(Added April 17, 2019 10:25 am)
If you’re planning a bank holiday getaway then be sure to read our tips on how you can make your journey a safe and stress-free one. Here’s IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, to help you prepare for your trip. Because a little preparation goes a long way.
Are your wheels too tyred to drive?
(Added March 27, 2019 6:47 am)
It’s important to regularly check your tyres to see if they’re fit and healthy to help you get from A to B safely. That’s why IAM RoadSmart’s Head of Driving and Riding Standards, Richard Gladman, has put together some top tyre tips to help you stay safe on the road:
Have you done your POWDERY checks?
(Added March 20, 2019 9:00 am)
It may not feel like spring, but the winter season is officially over. And this means that many of us are keen to wipe the dust from our bikes and get them into top shape for the sunnier days that we are eagerly waiting for.
8 essential items to keep in your car: tips from IAM RoadSmart
(Added March 1, 2019 11:51 am)
Whether it’s winter or spring, there are some key items you’ll need in your vehicle all year around to help you stay safe on the road. Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, provides the eight essentials that you should always keep in your vehicle.
Dealing with vulnerable road users: tips from IAM RoadSmart
(Added February 28, 2019 4:59 pm)
As we make the same commute every day to work and back, we can get used to seeing pedestrians on the streets, motorcyclists on the road and even a few cyclists appearing now that the season is officially changing. But this can sometimes mean we get a little too used to the things around us and may unintentionally stop paying attention to our surroundings.
Dealing with low sun: tips from IAM RoadSmart
(Added February 28, 2019 4:56 pm)
It's already started to feel like Spring with the sun rising earlier and flowers blooming. However, being dazzled by the sun can be a major distraction and is often a factor in summer collisions.
Don’t become a victim of Road Rage
(Added February 6, 2019 9:32 am)
We have all come across road rage at some point in our driving lives. When it happens, it can leave you feeling intimidated and scared. But with a bit of planning you can prevent the situation altogether as no one sets off on a journey intending to have an argument with another driver, often the road rage is the culmination of a bad day.
Ice ice baby! Cold weather driving tips from IAM RoadSmart
(Added January 23, 2019 7:25 am)
IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, is offering advice to motorists to better cope with driving on road surfaces that are covered in frost, ice or snow.