DateEvent
1992 SeptemberA letter about the way motorists are being treated is sent by Brian Gregory to a number of newspapers and magazines, inviting drivers to contact him.
Read it here.
1992-09-26The first meeting of the Association is held in Derby.
1993 JanuaryA letter about the Association of British Drivers is sent by Brian Gregory to a number of newspapers and magazines. Read it here.
1993 NovemberThe first edition of the ABD's journal 'On The Road' is published.   Read it here
1994-11-22An ABD conference is held in London, with many journalists invited.
Late 1995The ABD begins recording the location of every speed camera in the country.
We subsequently published this information on our website — and were condemned for it, yet in time it became the official policy of all speed camera partnerships to publish their speed camera locations.
1996 JuneThe 07000-781544 telephone number is adopted to provide one number to contact the ABD on.
1996-06-21The ABD have a stand at the Goodwood festival of Speed.
1996-07-20The ABD Website is established.
1998 MayAn internet mailing list is established as a discussion forum for members.
1999 MayThe first ABD local co-ordinators are appointed to help campaigning at a local level.
2000 FebruaryA telephone answering service is adopted to provide 24 hour coverage for calls.
2001-08-08The facility to allow members to join on-line via the website is introduced.   Details
2001-12-11The ABD's online shop is launched, in association with amazon.co.uk
2002 JuneOur first Local Issues pages are launched, including a satellite site for Scotland.
2004 AugustOn-line payments enhanced to allow members to renew online.
2004-12-22Members and visitors are able to purchase ferry tickets online via the ABD shop.
2005-10-23Local Issues pages now include a full compliment of all London Boroughs.
2006Our newsletter, On The Road, is produced in colour for the first time.
2006 JuneLocal Issues pages now include all parts of Wales.
2007-01-03ABD adopts an email marketing service as a means of distributing our press releases in a more user-friendly format.
2007-02-20A petition against road pricing started by ABD member Peter Roberts gains over 1.8 million signatures.
2007-12-29ABD establishes a page on the social networking site Facebook.
2008-12-12The people of Manchester soundly reject plans for a congestion charge across the city after an extensive campaign supported by the ABD.
2009-02-22ABD joins the micro-blogging site Twitter.
2009-08-26ABD Forum launched to improve online discussions between members.
2011-04ABD welcomes it's first patrons.
2012-11-03The Association of British Drivers announced a merger with the Drivers' AlliancePR800 — and became the Alliance of British Drivers