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Useful Links

AIRSO Policy

AIRSO, with its site being so frequently cited and heavily used, is often asked by those running other websites if we will include links to their site from ours, often on a reciprocal basis.  Our policy is that we will not include links to commercial third-party sites.  We guard our independence vigorously.  However, if you are genuinely interested in promoting road safety, you may well want to link to our site anyway; the website address is “http://www.airso.org.uk/”.

Our members are usually more than capable of finding what they want (and will also find useful content within the Members Exclusive Area (MEA).  Nevertheless, for the benefit of visitors to our site, who may want to find related content elsewhere, we list below links to a number of road safety sites selected on the basis of their content, likely interest, and road safety aims.

Links to Road Safety sites

The presence of a link here is not be taken an AIRSO endorsement.

  • Approved Driving Instructors National Joint Council (ADINJC) – a Membership organisation for Driving Instructor Groups and Driving School Proprietors.
  • Association Tonyman la Route Tue – a French organisation that helps road accident victims in their dealings with the judiciary, police and insurance, participating actively in improving the rights of victims of traffic accidents with the French Ministry of Transport.
  • Brake – a registered charity aiming to prevent road casualties through education and campaigning, and to care for victims.
  • British Horse Society – the UK’s largest equestrian charity, the BHS promotes horse and rider safety, and runs the Riding and Road Safety test.
  • British Motor Museum – British Motor Museum is the new name of the Heritage Motor Centre.  The new name reflects the ‘Designated’ status of the Museum’s collections and is the first step in a multi-million pound redevelopment to showcase the world’s largest collection of historic British cars.
  • BHS – Reporting of Equestrian Incidents – the new British Horse Society dedicated accident reporting website, was launched on 13 November.  We hope that everyone who is involved in any equestrian related incident, regardless of the part they play, will go directly to the website and report their issues.
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) – a learned society concerned specifically with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of land-based transport systems and infrastructure.
  • Driving for Better Business (Part of RoadSafe) – Formally launched in April 2007, Driving for Better Business aims to recruit more organisations to champion Work Related Road Safety and engage with an ever increasing network of other employers.
  • Driving Instructors Association – representing the interests of the professional driving instructor.
  • Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency – responsible for all GB driving licence acquisition tests, driving instructor registers, and supervision of motorcycle CBT.  Part of Directgov – public services all in one place.
  • Government Road Safety Policies – information on the Government’s Road Safety Strategy, policies, targets and initiatives, with advice for road users.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) – ERSO is a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links.
  • EuroNCAP – the European New Car Assessment Programme.  How safe is your car?
  • EuroRAP – the European Road Assessment Programme: How safe is your road?
  • FORS (Freight Operator Recognition Scheme) – The Freight Operator Recognition Scheme is a unique, industry-led membership scheme that aims to transform freight delivery in London.
  • GEM Motoring Assist – the UK’s leading independent driver-based road safety association.  GEM’s motto is “Care – Courtesy – Concentration”.
  • Institute of Advanced Motorists – a registered charity, one of their 200+ local groups might help you become an advanced driver/rider.
  • Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) – The IHE provide professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition for those working in the highways sector.
  • Institute of Master Tutors of Driving (IMTD) – The Institute of Master Tutors of Driving (IMTD) was founded as independent organisation in 1957.  It is an “elite” group of professional driving instructors and those in related work in the UK.  Entry is determined by their integrity, experience, qualifications and professional ability.
  • Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) – The MCIA has been looking after the interests of the motorcycle industry for over 100 years.  Our members are manufacturers and importers of powered two wheelers and the suppliers of associated goods and services in the UK.
  • Motoring Schools Association – representing the interests of the professional driving instructor.
  • National Driver Offender Retaining Scheme (NDORS) – The official website of the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme, which is run on behalf of the UK Police Service.
  • National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) – It replaced the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and it’s aim is to share ideas and drive improvements in policing.
  • Occupational Road Safety Alliance – their site aims to be a gateway to road safety information and developments.
  • Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards – since 1987, giving awards in public recognition to those who have improved road safety throughout Britain.
  • Road Operators’ Safety Council – promoting road safety in the bus & coach industry, and administering the national industry-wide annual safe driving awards.
  • RoadSafe – a partnership of Government, companies, and professionals aiming to reduce death and injury, and promote safer driving.
  • Road Peace – a registered charity supporting those bereaved or injured in road crashes.
  • Road Safety GB – a national organisation that represents local authority road safety teams across the UK and provides road safety news, advice and expertise.
  • Road Safety Scotland (formerly Scottish Road Safety Campaign) – developing and co-ordinate Scotland-wide road safety initiatives and campaigns.
  • Road Safety Wales – a partnership of all key road safety personnel across Wales.
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) – information, education, training and publicity resources and services for road users and road safety professionals.
  • St.  John Ambulance – a registered charity providing voluntary First Aid and medical support services.
  • Sustrans: Safe Routes to School – a registered charity, Sustrans promotes walking and cycling.  “Safe Routes to Schools” gives practical advice.
  • THINK! Road Safety.
  • Transport Research Laboratory – a highly regarded international authority on transport safety.