Category: Advice

Rain SafeSeason

Top tips for driving in heavy rain

Whereas it doesn’t look like we’re going to be getting a white Christmas, this is Britain and it’s probably a safe bet we’ll get some heavy rain. Driving in the rain reduces visibility and...

Using the road – Overtaking

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 163 Overtake only when it is safe and legal to do so. You should not get too close...

Controlled crossings

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 293 Controlled Crossings. Most crossings have traffic light signals with a steady amber light, twin flashing red stop...

Joining the motorway

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 259 Joining the motorway. When you join the motorway you will normally approach it from a road on...

Box junctions

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 174 Box junctions. These have criss-cross yellow lines painted on the road (see ‘Road markings’). You MUST NOT...

THREE MINUTES AWAY FROM BEING LESS DISTRACTED

IAM RoadSmart has created three short videos on different aspects of common driver distractions starring former Formula 1 test driver Darren Turner; namely children, mobile phones and pets. And to mark the launch of...

KEEP A WEATHER EYE OUT FOR THE VULNERABLE

With cycling proving to be a popular and convenient way to get around, it is vital to stay alert when sharing the road with vulnerable road users. Here are some tips on what to...

N332 RoadWatch Issue 02 – August 2016

Here it is, issue 2 of N332 RoadWatch, our new regular eMagazine. When we released the first issue last month, it was our intention to publish the eMagazine quarterly. Straight away the pressure was...

Mobile phones and in-vehicle technology

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 149 You MUST exercise proper control of your vehicle at all times. You MUST NOT use a hand-held...