IVR confirms 2019 AGM date and announces discounted packages for members.
Although year on year the Crowne Plaza, previously the Holiday Inn, Stratford-upon-Avon has increased its prices the popularity of the hotel, its ideal location and easy access to the town centre has made it almost impossible to equal, therefore the IVR has confirmed it will be the venue for the... read more >
The Jack Ovenden Award for 'Outstanding Student of the Year' 2019
Nominations for this prestigious annual award are now being invited, the accolade recognises students who have not only excelled in training but who have the potential to be good ambassadors and potential role models for those looking to enter the industry. The award is administered by the... read more >
Nominees invited for 'Lodar Innovation Award' 2019
From the beginning, over 35 years ago, the focus of the Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR) has been to improve safety within the recovery industry by championing the need for structured, uniform and measureable training. Although the majority of the modules created have been instigated by the... read more >
Interview with ‘Trainspotting’s Irvine Welsh
The IVR Chairman’s Charity Prostate Cancer UK recently interviewed Irvine Welsh, of Trainspotting fame, following his support for its fundraising and awareness campaign in partnership with McEwan’s beer and he began by saying 'The Trainspotting characters are all at the age to be affected by... read more >
Safety at the forefront of this year’s Tow Show.
This year was the busiest show yet for the Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR), the larger stand and return to its original position noticeably increased footfall. The steady flow of visitors provided the highest number of new membership applications since the show’s launch and not surprisingly an... read more >
IVR confirms Lodar Innovation Award 2019
Since its conception in 1983 the Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR) has focused on improving safety within the recovery industry by championing the need for structured, uniform and measureable training. Although the majority of the modules created were instigated by the IVR many came as direct... read more >
IVR supports Prostate Cancer UK 'March for Men' 2018
The latest fundraiser for the IVR’s Chairman’s Charity, Prostate Cancer UK, took place on Sunday 30 June when IVR representative Jane Reay took part in the charity’s March for Men 10k. With an 11am start on one of the hottest days Jane completed the march in 1hr 38 minutes and to date has raised £... read more >
IVR announces the proposed release of PAS 43:2018 is July 2018
PAS 43 was developed in response to an independent review jointly commissioned by the AA and RAC into the safety of those working on motorway hard shoulders and the verges of high speed carriageways. It contains requirements for the management of road recovery operations with the aim of increasing... read more >
IVR continues to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK by joining UK wide 'March for Men'
In January the Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR) announced the Chairman’s Charity for 2018 would be Prostate Cancer UK. This announcement came only days before the charity released the findings that UK men dying from prostate cancer has overtaken female deaths from breast cancer for the first... read more >