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Group of the Year 2010!

posted Oct 18, 2010, 3:33 PM by Simon Kirkman   [ updated Oct 21, 2010, 9:55 AM ]
Chorley Advanced Motorists have won the prestigious Group Achievement Award for 2010. This was presented at the IAM National Car Conference at Warwick University on 9th October 2010. 

The Attached Photo shows the Award being presented to Norman Leigh, Chairman by Saffron Insurance and Simon Best, CEO of the IAM Ltd. Also pictured are Comittee members Pasco De Palma and Simon Kirkman.

The group have excelled with the organisation of the Alive to Drive Events, Processing Observers to become Senior Observers, Assistance and Attendance at IAM events, and many other changes over the past few years.

Background to the Award :

IAM Group Achievement Awards


These Awards are presented annually at the IAM National Car and Motorcycle Conferences. Cash prizes are given to those Groups who achieve first, second and third place. Additional Groups are highly commended.


The following criteria are taken into consideration when selecting the winners:

·         Percentage increase in tests over the last four years

·         Percentage of observers qualified

·         Tests per observer

·         Number of runs

·         Number of hours

·         Waiting lists

·         Lost associates

·         Lost full members

·         Newsletters

·         Charitable status

·         Discount offered

·         Committee members under 25

·         Committee members serving more than 12 years

·         Operating structured courses

·         Attendance at regional and national events

Simon Kirkman,
Oct 18, 2010, 3:41 PM