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Get Caravanning this weekend

[Categories Tips & Tricks] With another bank holiday on the horizon, there will be more people dusting off their caravan and packing for the long weekends. Going away with the whole family and the caravan, trailer tent or camping trailer is a great experience. By ensuring that you load the caravan or trailer correctly, and […]

Top 6 bank holiday getaway tips

[categories Tips & Tricks] If you’re planning a bank holiday getaway then be sure to read our tips on how you can make your journey a safe and stress-free one. Here’s IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, to help you prepare for your trip. Because a little preparation goes a long […]

8 essentials you must always have in your car

[categories Tips & Tricks] Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, provides the eight essentials that you should always keep in your vehicle. It’s always best to keep an ice-scraper and can of de-icer in your vehicle as the weather is so unpredictable, and can be sunny one day and frosty the […]

Top 5 tips for newbie riders

[categories Motorcycles] After getting a motorcycle licence things can sometimes spiral out of control if you are not careful; from the costs of the bike to the actual kit. The one thing that remains priceless and you do not want to risk is your life. This week’s tips give advice to new riders from IAM […]

Top 10 driving tips for handling stress

[categories Tips and Tricks] Stress affects us all at one time or another – whether it’s down to work, home life or a tough situation you’re facing. Stress can affect how we feel physically and emotionally as well as impair our judgement and our reactions, which isn’t good news when we need to concentrate on […]

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 YourParkingSpace.co.uk. 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 […]
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