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Driving and Riding Tips

Take a look at our handy range of driving and riding tip that will help make your journeys more enjoyable.

Don’t blow it – good planets are hard to find

Driving style has a huge impact on fuel consumption and is key to reducing your impact on the environment.  You can buy the greenest car on the market but if you drive it badly or use it too much, you simply undermine all the benefits.  There are however some things you can do to save money and reduce CO2 emissions and pollution.  Here are some environmental driving tips from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman.

Driving with children - let them be little

Driving with young children can sometimes be stressful when trying to keep an eye on both them and the road. This week is back-to-school for many and a new wave of under-fives will be going to nursery. Here are some safety tips for driving with young children from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman.

The ultimate run…the school run

The summer holidays are coming to an end and the school run is going to be in the forefront of many parent’s minds. Regardless of the amount of years you have been on the road, early-morning starts see a lot of drivers distracted and in a hurry. This poses additional risks for students and others who are walking, cycling and driving in the area.

Road rage – don’t be a victim

In this week’s driving tips IAM RoadSmart head of standards Richard Gladman talks about how to avoid becoming a road rage victim, and what to do if it does escalate.