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Old 02-06-2012, 11:20 AM   #1
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Europe has a private organization called "The Institute of Advanced Motorists." IAM supon off the "IAM Motoring Trust," incorporating the policy and research division road safety of the IAM. It was formed in 2006 to carry out road safety research and advocates for safer roads, drivers and vehicles when the IAM assumed responsibility for the work of the AA Motoring Trust.

Unfortunately, they seem to have an axe to grind with motorcyclists. Accorind to this article, they deliberately ignored year-long data on m/c accidents, and instead focused on a single quarter's data, that was completely opposite of the other three quarters.

IAM's 'unfair' claims over bike safety - | Motorcycle News | Bike News | Motorbike Videos | MCN
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Old 02-06-2012, 11:59 AM   #2
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Does this IAM get it's funding from the insurance industry? It sounds suspiciously like the IIHS in the USA. They do the same thing.
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Old 02-06-2012, 12:29 PM   #3
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Does this IAM get it's funding from the insurance industry? It sounds suspiciously like the IIHS in the USA. They do the same thing.
That is EXACTLY what I was thinking...that this is just like our IIHS. I actually had made that comment and then edited it out before posting!
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