These are the News Releases produced by IAM RoadSmart and are aimed and worded for the general news media (printed, on-line, radio and TV) for the general public as well as IAM Members.
They are ordered with the most recent at the top.
News Releases from IAM RoadSmart
Queen of Bikers Maria Costello proudly takes IAM RoadSmart logo onto the road race circuit
(Added May 22, 2019 9:00 am)
Queen of Bikers Maria Costello MBE is now carrying the IAM RoadSmart logo on her Paton Supertwin racing bike, and you will be able to see it at high speed on the Isle of Man and in Northern Ireland this year. Maria is a motorcycle legend and for the past three years has been IAM RoadSmart rider ambassador. She will race her Supertwin featuring the IAM RoadSmart logo in this year’s road race season; her LCR F2 sidecar will also feature the logo too.
Better drivers and riders can reduce road deaths and injuries in UK says new IAM RoadSmart Chair
(Added April 10, 2019 6:00 am)
In his new role as Chairman of IAM RoadSmart, the largest independent road safety organisation in the UK, Managing Director of Ford of Britain Andy Barratt has pledged to focus on driver and rider behaviour in the road safety debate.
IAM RoadSmart warns dangerous cocktail of e-scooters and vehicles on our roads is bad news for road safety
(Added April 4, 2019 9:13 am)
With a wide-ranging review of transport laws announced by the government today (19 March), IAM RoadSmart has warned that the rise in the use of electric scooters alongside vehicles on our roads is bad news for road safety.
Tips from the top: winners of the race track and rally stage star in IAM RoadSmart advice videos
(Added March 1, 2019 12:08 pm)
Stars from worlds of racing and rallying have come together to provide their best driving advice in a series of short videos produced by road safety charity IAM RoadSmart.
Fear of being caught must rise, says IAM RoadSmart as hundreds of thousands continue to flout mobile phone and seatbelt laws
(Added March 1, 2019 12:07 pm)
The UK’s biggest independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart is concerned that too many drivers continue to ignore warnings about the dangers of hand-held mobile phones and not wearing a seatbelt – putting countless lives in danger.
IAM RoadSmart calls for emergency measures to cut drink-drive crashes – after deaths go up
(Added March 1, 2019 12:05 pm)
After an upswing in 2017 and no overall progress over the last seven years in reducing the number of casualties caused by drink-driving, the country’s largest independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart is calling for the government to introduce an emergency package of measures to tackle this important issue.
Budget pothole fund not nearly enough for disillusioned drivers, say IAM RoadSmart
(Added October 30, 2018 10:40 am)
Leading road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has said while the £420 million in new investment in tackling Britain’s pothole crisis is welcome, it doesn’t go nearly far enough and is merely a drop in the ocean to deal with a long-term and major issue.
Racing Heroes give the ‘Thumbs Up’ to IAM RoadSmart campaign to increase courtesy on the roads
(Added July 30, 2018 10:11 am)
IAM RoadSmart has labelled August ‘Thumbs Up For Great Driving And Riding!’ month, as the UK’s biggest independent road safety charity gears up for a campaign to increase courteous and polite driving and riding on UK roads.