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IAM News: Traffic light system needed to highlight the driving risks of prescription drugs (Colchester Driving School)

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Colchester Driving School

Only half of drivers feel prescription drug labelling is clear enough on medicines, according to the latest poll by road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Earlier this year, the government announced that a drug-driving bill will be introduced and will include chemicals which can be found in prescription drugs. Almost a third of respondents suggest that a simple traffic-light system would be the best method to inform people of the risks of using prescription ...

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IAM News : Motorists favour driving and smoking ban (Colchester Driving School)

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15 April 2013

Fifty-six per cent of motorists think that smoking while driving should be banned, according to a survey by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). However, almost half of respondents (forty-five per cent) think that such a ban would be unenforceable.

Respondents clearly have concern over the effects of smoking while driving. Seventy-five per cent of motorists think that lighting a cigarette while driving is a serious distraction.

Fifty-two per cent of those surveyed think the act of lighting a cigarette ...

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