Top 4 tips before driving your new car

Buying a new car is an exciting experience, but there are a few things to bear in mind as you drive your pride and joy away from the showroom. This week’s tips give advice on driving a new car, from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards Richard Gladman. Allow the brakes to bed […]

Are your wheels too tyred to drive?

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: Check your tyres regularly. We […]

Most feared parking maneuvers revealed

The parking maneuvers that make motorists most nervous have been revealed by online the parking portal Top of the list in its survey is parking in a tight space, which arguably is becoming more-and-more frequent given the growing size of many family cars, SUVs and 4x4s. Coming in at second spot was the dreaded […]

5 ways to make your road trips safer

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging all road users to make use of five tips that will reduce risk on their journeys. The call comes in the week that road safety organisations across Europe came together for Project EDWARD, the European Day Without a Road Death, last year. GEM road safety […]

Wheel damage from potholes set to reduce

Beleaguered motorists suffering the scourge of pothole damage have been given a lifeline following prestigious approval of a wheel protection system designed by AlloyGator. Many motorists won’t need telling but research has estimated that as many as four out of five cars on roads have damaged alloy wheels, many of these by hitting a pothole. […]

A smooth drive into Spring

It’s time to get your car hale, hearty and ‘beach body ready’ in preparation for the spring. This week’s tips give advice on getting your car ready for the warmer weather, from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards Richard Gladman. Lose weight; clear out those coats, boots, scarves, and bags that took up […]

Trucking tips from IAM Roadsmart

Driving in front of, or even behind, a large lorry can be daunting. But there’s no need to panic as Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of riding and driving standards, is here to help with seven top driving behaviour tips to keep you at ease on the road. When you’re driving along the motorway, you’ll […]

Here’s why motorists sell their cars

Did you know that 9% of motorists aged between 45 and 54 believe that they no longer need a car according to a new study from automotive data experts, HPI. According to the research, this age group cited no longer needing a car as one of the main reasons for selling a vehicle. The data also reveals […]