No age barrier to being a better driver

Race and rally legend Paddy Hopkirk and his son Patrick achieved the highest civilian driving standard in the UK recently, when they both passed IAM RoadSmart’s Masters with Distinction qualification. Paddy, 86, and Patrick, 47, were assessed on 8 May by Richard Gladman and Stuart Haythorn, who ensure that all … Continue reading

Get caravanning: tips from IAM Roadsmart

With another bank holiday on the horizon, there will be more people dusting off their caravan and packing for the long weekends. IAM RoadSmart has partnered up with the Caravan and Motorhome Club to offer some advice for a successful holiday trip. Going away with the whole family and the caravan, trailer … Continue reading

Motor matters – older is wiser

Half of 18-24 year-old drivers don’t know how to check oil levels or tyre pressures on a car, yet those over 55 leave them standing when it comes to routine maintenance according to research published today. Older motorists are more than three times more likely to replace a dodgy bulb, … Continue reading