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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). 

Over 8,000 motorists rescued from Scotland’s roads

02/04/2014

Scotland TranServ’s Trunk Roads Incident Support Service (TRISS) teams have assisted more than 8,000 stranded motorists on Scotland’s major trunk roads over the last year.

Footage of level crossing near misses released

04/02/2015

CCTV footage of motorists and pedestrians acting dangerously at level crossings around the UK has been released by British Transport Police (BTP).

Motorists avoiding UK's motorways

02/02/2016

One in five drivers (eight million) rarely venture on to the motorway while 380,000 say they never do, research carried out by the RAC has found.

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.  

Motorists want harsher penalties for illegal phone use

13/06/2016

Research carried out by the RAC has found that the majority of motorists want more severe penalties for illegal phone use while driving.

Driver caught eating porridge at the wheel on M6

14/06/2016

A driver eating porridge on the M6, a woman applying make-up at the wheel, and a biker steering one-handed while he took a call were among the most shocking incidents encountered by the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) during a week-long campaign.

Drivers frustrated by littering motorists

14/07/2016

Car litter louts are the biggest bugbear for drivers, according to a new AA Populus poll.

Drivers failing to understand road signs

10/08/2016

One in five road signs are not understood by UK drivers, according to research carried out by automotive servicing and repair company Kwik Fit.

Harsher penalties for using phones at the wheel proposed

20/09/2016

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling wants tougher penalties for motorists who use mobile phones while driving.

Retraining could be offered to smart motorway offenders

10/01/2017

Motorists caught offending on smart motorways may be offered the chance to go on a course rather than getting points and a fine.

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