The public’s concern over green transport

 With the world focusing on the upcoming COP26 in Scotland, UK road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has asked its members what issues should be addressed regarding road users.    The poll revealed the top concern for the charity’s members was the lack of support for the transition to Electric Vehicles and the impact of the 2030 target to replace fossil fuelled vehicles.   The rest of the poll’s data is as follows:  …

Covid 19 impacting our roads

The COVID-19 pandemic has been akin to a car crash for the UK’s health and economy. But collateral damage caused by the virus has also had an impact on other areas of people’s lives.  As many people embraced staying at home, many cars were left to languish on driveways. But since social gatherings, offices, and …

E-scooter casualties revealed

The UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is calling for the Government to make up its mind now to drive down injuries on UK roads caused by e-scooters.  The plea comes after Department for Transport’s (DfT) latest findings in: Reported Road casualties Great Britain, annual report: 2020 revealed for the first time that there were 484 …

Confusion around Highway Code changes

IAM RoadSmart the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, is warning all road users, to be patient and cautious when it comes to the Highway Code this summer.  Although changes are going to be put in place, they haven’t yet been put into law. Therefore, all UK road users need to be aware of the current rules that apply.  IAM RoadSmart are using the Summer of Cycling campaign’s announcement as a prompt to revise the present rules to …