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Tag : IAM RoadSmart

Corporate Manslaughter Act failing to call fleets to account on road safety

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is being urged to take more of a lead with the Corporate Manslaughter Act to bring companies to account for … Read More »

Eco driver training can help on path to zero emissions, says IAM RoadSmart

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The Government is being urged to recognise how eco driver training can cut emissions in line with its ambitions for drivers to increasingly opt for ultra-low … Read More »

IAM RoadSmart launches ‘bite-sized’ driver training

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IAM RoadSmart has developed a suite of products for safer driving, aimed at time-poor drivers.

IAM RoadSmart appoints new CEO

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Mike Quinton, former chief executive of the National House Building Council (NHBC), is to become the new chief executive officer of IAM RoadSmart, effective from 23 … Read More »

Drink-drive casualties show ‘serious upswing’

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The number of people killed or injured through drink-drive crashes increased dramatically in 2016, leading to urgent calls from road safety experts for immediate and concerted … Read More »

Mobile speed cameras catching phone users and seatbelt offenders

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More than a third of UK police forces are using their mobile speed camera vans to prosecute drivers not wearing seatbelts or using a handheld mobile … Read More »

Social media amongst biggest driving threats, finds IAM RoadSmart

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UK driver’s biggest fears revealed by latest IAM RoadSmart‘s Safety Culture Survey.

New-style driving test comes into effect today

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The recently revised driving test will “big safety benefits and save lives”, says IAM RoadSmart, by including more real life situations and introducing new drivers to … Read More »

Stark variations to speed enforcement revealed as offences hit 13-year high

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New analysis has revealed large differences in the way police forces enforce speed limits and deal with speeding cases as offences hit a 13-year high.

Road fatalities reach five-year high

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The Department for Transport is being urged to “redouble its efforts to bring road deaths down” as new government statistics show road deaths in Great Britain … Read More »

Worst motoring distractions revealed in new poll

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New research has lifted the lid on the some of the worst motoring distractions drivers have spotted on the road, with shaving, hair styling and telling … Read More »

Dash cams lulling drivers into false sense of security

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Motorists investing in dash cams due to ‘crash-for-cash’ fears may not actually be protecting themselves and could lead to a reduction in the number of visible … Read More »

Driverless cars still need human input, research shows

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Autonomous cars won’t have the edge over human drivers until every vehicle can communicate with each other and predict what’s happening over the horizon, according to … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Thursday 20 July

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All the key news in fleet… Nissan appoints new head of leasing to strengthen fleet presence Nissan Motor (GB) Limited has announced two new appointments designed … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Thursday 6 July

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All the key news in fleet… ACFO Autumn Seminar to spotlight ‘unprecedented fleet management changes’ ACFO is turning the spotlight on ‘The State of the Nation’ … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 5 July

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All the key news in fleet… Mobile transport trial to start in West Midlands  A new MaaS (Mobility as a Service) scheme that enables customers to … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 30 June

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Facelifted Skoda Citigo on sale Skoda’s updated Citigo is available to order now, bringing design tweaks inside and out as well as equipment revisions. Priced from … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Thursday 22 June

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All the key news in fleet… Audi’s second electric car to start production in 2019 Audi has confirmed production of its e-tron Sportback will start at … Read More »

Today in Fleet: Tuesday 30 May

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All the key news in fleet… CD Auction Group launches new inspection system CD Auction Group has developed and launched a new vehicle inspection system that … Read More »

Today in Fleet: 10th April

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All the key news in fleet…

Road users back tougher sentences for killer drivers

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Government proposals to introduce tougher sentences for those who kill on the road have overwhelming support from road users.

Government urged to use ‘carrots and sticks’ to tackle fleet drivers using mobiles

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The Government should take a ‘carrot and stick’ approach to clamp down on mobile phone use behind the wheel, including targeting fleets directly.

IAM RoadSmart develops individual one-off courses for at-work drivers

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IAM RoadSmart is piloting a range of one-off driver training sessions for business drivers to tackle particular areas of concern on a one-to-one basis.

IAM RoadSmart and HealthcarePlan team up for eyecare benefits

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IAM RoadSmart has partnered with HealthcarePlan to offer fleet drivers reduced-rate glasses and eye care.

Growing number of UK motorists concerned over driver distraction

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Driver distraction linked to all forms of mobile phone use is seen as a bigger threat to motorists than any other factor.

DfT pushes ahead with higher penalties for hand-held mobile phone drivers

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Plans to double the penalties for drivers using hand-held mobile phones will be progressed by the Department for Transport along with other a number of other measures to … Read More »

Honda teams gunning for more MPG Marathon success

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Two Honda teams are ramping up for next week’s MPG Marathon as they look to build on their previous successes.

Three out of four drivers say driverless insurance should cover hacking

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A total of 74% of drivers think insurers should provide cover for damage caused by hackers accessing control systems in driverless cars. That’s according to a … Read More »

IAM RoadSmart to move HQ to Welwyn Garden City

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IAM RoadSmart is to move its head office from Chiswick to Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire at the end of the year.

Fleet managers unaware of bottom-line impact of crashes

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Fleets are being urged to tighten up on road risk management as IAM Roadsmart reveals that many businesses are naïve over the true cost of business-related … Read More »