Barbara is based in Southampton, joining RoADAR in the
1990's. Barbara holds IAM and RoSPA qualifications and has a Gold grade pass
and an Advanced Tutor qualification. In her time with the Group Barbara has
been an active member and Tutor.
Peter holds a Gold Grade pass. He has been driving cars
since 1967 and currently has a Mazda MX5. Previous cars include Triumph
Vitesse, Austin Healey Sprite, Triumph TR4, and Lotus Cortina among some more
mundane machinery. He has also served as an Observer/Senior Observer with
Paul is based in Salisbury where he works as a DVSA Approved
Driving Instructor. He's taken Advanced Driving tests with both RoSPA , where
he achieved the Gold Pass, and the Institute of Advanced Motorist (IAM). He is
also a DVSA Fleet Driver Trainer, which means that he is qualified to assess
and train company drivers.
Jon has taken the Rospa Advanced test on both car
and motorbike, where he achieved a Gold Pass with both. He took the bike
test first and decided that after about a decade of holding Gold Pass on the
bike he would take the car test to see how he got on, and came away with a Gold
Pass. He had a career in the motor industry testing and developing new
vehicles and holds HGV and PSV licences as a result of this. He has
driven to Northern Finland in January to go winter testing, and towed heavy trailers
round the Alps on test. His first love is cars, followed very closely by
has been playing around on motorbikes ever since passing his bike test in ’86.
Since then, Peter has taken part in various track days, dirt bike enduro events
as well as years of mainland and overseas touring. The advanced riding journey
started in 2004 passing the IAM green badge followed by a few years
Instructing, more recently taking onboard the IAM Masters program passing with
a Distinction as well as passing the RoSPA Diploma.
has either owned or test ridden most makes & models and currently rides a
Beemer RT on the road. He is a passionate biker and welcomes a challenge!
discussions and agreement between the existing group Diploma holders, it was
decided that the Chief Tutor role be
rotated around these Diploma holders on an agreed basis. As of January 2020, Peter
took over this role from Lilian.
began riding in 1962 – he really is that ancient! In those days young men
couldn’t afford cars! He’s been enjoying riding ever since and hopefully
has learned a little along the way. He still does about 12000 miles a
year on his BMW R1200RT, touring, training and having fun, and has recently
resumed on- track riding with about fifteen days a year booked on his BMW
R1000RR or HP4 Carbon. He’s no longer the fastest, but by no means the
slowest either. A RoSPA Advanced Diploma holder since April 2017 he just
wants to help riders to be as safe as they can be whilst getting what they want
from their biking, whether it’s touring, commuting, a livelihood or just having
Kev started riding in 1992, at 16 and has been on two wheels
since. Most of his riding is for social reasons, running up several thousand
miles during the year,
the odd commute. His current bike is a BMW K1300R. In 2010, Kev joined
the IAM and in the following year joined RoSPA where he gained a Gold Grade pass.
In April 2017, Kev achieved his Advanced Tutor Qualification. As a motorcyclist,
he feels that there is always something to learn.
passed his motorcycle test in 1972 and joined the RAC/ACU advanced riding
scheme immediately, qualified and acted as a tutor for 2 years until the scheme
ended. He has been riding all marques of bike ever since. He became interested
in advanced motorcycling in 2017 with the purchase of his first BMW, a K1600
GTLE. He started RoSPA advanced training at that time and initially got a
Silver in August 2017. He continued his rider training and retook the RoSPA
Advanced Motorcycle test in 2019, attaining Gold this time. Garry then
continued on to RoSPA Advanced Motorcycle Tutor training and became qualified
late in 2019. He is passionate about all things motorcycling and safety. His
current bike is a BMW R1200GS and is based in the Isle of Wight