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.
Lilian is a relative newcomer to the world of motorcycling
passing her test in 2007. Shortly afterwards she passed the IAM test and was
then introduced to motorcycle touring. Lilian holds the RoSPA Diploma, is an
IAM National Observer and also tutors on the IAM Skills Days at Thruxton. She
rides either a BMW 650GS, a 1200GS or a K1300R and when not tutoring enjoys
touring on her BMW. Past trips include 18,500 miles around North America,
riding over the Indian Himalayas, Ushuaia in South America, New Zealand and the
North Cape in Norway.
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
Andy Anderson Andy is a Fareham local, has been riding since
1976, holds a Gold Grade Pass with taking a keen involvement with road safety
since 1978, was a volunteer for the RAC / ACU training scheme (at RNAD
Fleetlands) from 1978 to 1983 being an Instructor and then Chief Instructor.
Passed his IAM motorcycle test in 1979 and is an approved IMI IAM National
Senior Observer for the IAM attached to Solent Advanced Motorcyclists. In
October 2014 he attained the RoSPA National Diploma in Advanced Riding
Instruction, November 2014 achieved an IAM Masters. Bikes GT 750 (Kettle),
Harley Davidson Super Glide (Big Boy) and current day bike a R1200 GS Adventure
passed his bike test in 1984 and in August 2018 he achieved the RoSPA Advanced
Tutor qualification. He holds a RoSPA
Gold pass and is also a member of the IAM. His current bikes are a GSA1250 HP and
a VFR800 FI. He enjoys all types of biking from track days to tours and is a
great fan of Moto GP.
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.