The Weekly Roundup

IMI fears that with 60% of women not signed up to a recovery service, the freezing temperatures and ice and snow set to hit the UK will leave many women stranded in broken down cars.  IMI has produced a series of films to give women the some of the tools they need to avoid this disaster.

In other news, The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is calling for traffic education to be made a compulsory part of the national curriculum. It wants the UK to follow the lead of Italy, Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic and Latvia, where it is mandatory to learn about traffic and road safety. Instead, schools in Britain only teach road safety skills on a voluntary basis.

The IMI: Big freeze could leave women drivers stranded

The Guardian: Petrol prices hover just above £1 a litre as supermarkets make further cuts

Fleet News: Fleets braced for harsh winter ahead

Telegraph: Winter driving: how to prepare your car for winter

RAC: Call for road safety on curriculum

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