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IAM calls for long term funding of roads

29/08/2013

Councils need to commit to long term funding to see progress with the UK’s pothole crisis, according to road safety charity IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists). 

Motorist clocked speeding at 149mph on M25

28/05/2014

A motorist on the M25 at Swanley was clocked speeding at 149mph – the highest speed recorded by a speed camera in England and Wales between April 2013 and May 2014.

Driver clocked speeding at 139mph in Scotland

18/08/2014

A driver was clocked speeding at 139mph on the A96 in Scotland, figures obtained by road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) show.

Revealed: Local authority funding allocations over last five years

08/12/2014

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has produced a league table of the amount of money allocated by government to each local authority on road improvements over the last five years in England.

Britain’s worst speeders revealed

12/02/2015

Britain’s two worst speeders were caught at 146mph on the M25, according to statistics released by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Driver with 40 penalty points has never held licence

12/03/2015

A motorist from Lewisham has racked up 40 penalty points for 12 offences despite never having held a full or even a provisional driving licence, according to information obtained by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Nine caught topping 120mph on Scottish roads

24/03/2015

Nine people in Scotland have been caught speeding by safety cameras at more than 120mph, according to information obtained by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

IAM: Put potholes and road safety at top of agenda

10/04/2015

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has called on the next government to make road safety and the tackling of potholes a top priority.

IAM: Driver education needed on smart motorways

14/04/2015

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has called for greater driver education on the use of smart motorways.

Wales’ worst speeders revealed

16/04/2015

Four people in Wales have been caught speeding at speeds in excess of 120mph – with one being caught at 136mph in 2014.

Study finds some surprising reasons behind motorway closures

11/05/2015

A study by the The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has discovered that more than 40 per cent of all motorway and major A road lane closures in England last year were caused by vehicle breakdowns.

Figures show increase in road casualties

25/06/2015

Figures released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that there has been an increase in overall road casualties in Britain for the first time in 18 years.

Drivers taking selfies at the wheel

23/07/2015

Nine per cent of motorists admitted to taking a selfie while driving ‘in the last month’, according to statistics released by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

IAM wants road safety targets reintroduced

24/09/2015

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has called for road safety targets to be reintroduced in an effort to reverse the increase in numbers of people killed and injured on UK roads as announced today (24 September) by the government.

Speeding remains top road offence

05/10/2015

Speeding is still the top road offence in this country, according to figures obtained by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Drivers distracted by social media, IAM study finds

09/11/2015

Technology and social media provide the biggest distraction to drivers, according to the Institute of Advanced Motorist’s (IAM) first major survey into safety culture.

Penalty points don’t mean prizes, research finds

27/11/2015

Penalty points on driving licences are costing UK motorists over £132 million a year in higher insurance premiums, according to new research by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and MoneySuperMarket.

Councils spending more on road repairs, IAM research finds

14/01/2016

A number of county councils across England are making pothole repairs and road maintenance a top priority, according to research carried out by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Drivers caught exceeding 100mph in 30mph zones

03/03/2016

Five drivers have been caught speeding at more than 100mph on 30 and 40mph limit roads in England, according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Motorists want ‘the right to drive’, research finds

28/04/2016

New research suggests that the majority of motorists want to retain the right to drive despite the fact that driverless cars are coming.  

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