Driver Distraction

infotainment

Untrustworthy tech: what Brits really think...

Sep 22, 2020Comments off

In-car infotainment: the system on your dashboard that gives you music, internet, Bluetooth, sat nav and lots more when you’re at the wheel. The infotainment

IAM RoadSmart

IAM RoadSmart calls for greater education o...

Sep 07, 2020Comments off

Government and vehicle manufacturers should enforce greater education of new in-car technology before drivers leave the forecourts or take delivery of their new vehicle, a

satnav

Poor satnav positioning could land you in t...

Aug 14, 2020Comments off

Poor positioning of satnav devices on car windscreens is posing a significant threat to road safety, says breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist. Today’s large screen

In-car technology

In-car technology – a welcome addition or...

Jul 30, 2020Comments off

The Department of Transport (DfT) has announced a review of roads policing* that will look at ways of reducing road casualties and deaths, and is

IAM RoadSmart

Research highlights ‘serious concerns...

Mar 23, 2020Comments off

A new simulator study has found that in-car infotainment systems can impair driving performance to potentially dangerous levels. The study, commissioned by IAM RoadSmart and undertaken by

Driver safety

Driver safety: In the blink of an eye

Nov 29, 2019Comments off

Research from this year’s Road Safety Week (18-24 November) has revealed that nearly a third of drivers claim to have experienced a collision or near

What music makes you a worse driver

Sep 19, 2019Comments off

Listening to rock music behind the wheel could make you a worse driver, new research has revealed. Scientists at South China University of Technology have

Six tips to banish driver distractions

Sep 16, 2019Comments off

Recognising the danger of distractions and knowing how to keep them to a minimum is a vital part of driving safely. That’s why GEM Motoring

How hanging an air freshener or fluffy dice...

Aug 15, 2019Comments off

An air freshener hanging from your rear-view mirror could be enough to land you with a £1,000 fine and 3 points on your licence, police

Could mobile phones be banned in the car?

Aug 13, 2019Comments off

Following this morning’s Commons Transport Select Committee’s report, MPs will consider the total ban on drivers using their phones whether they are hand-held or hands-free.

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