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Women and Alcohol: How much is too much?

Women and Alcohol: How much is too much?

PACTS and Direct Line Group are holding a breakfast briefing on 9th September to launch an important research report on women, alcohol and transport. The authors are Kris Beuret (Social Research Associates), Claire Corbett (Brunel University) and Heather Ward (UCL). The event will begin with breakfast at 8.15am; Transport Minister Claire Perry MP will give the opening remarks at 8.45am, followed by presentations and responses; depart by 10am. This is an invitation-only event, however […]

24th Westminster Lecture: Staying Awake Staying Alive

24th Westminster Lecture: Staying Awake Staying Alive

The 24th Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety and the 3rd lecture in the UN Decade of Action Series held by PACTS on the 4th December 2013 can now be accessed here in its full format. The lecture from Dr Robert Hunter, Head of Flight Safety at the British Air Line Pilot’s Association (BALPA) is titled Staying Awake, Staying Alive: The problem of fatigue in the transport sector (Online ISSN: 2056-4767) and it addresses the […]

Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy

Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy

PACTS’ Conference, Wednesday 22nd October at Thatcham Research. Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy will bring together vehicle technology experts and policy makers to explore how new technologies (driverless, driver assist and others) can best be exploited to reduce crashes, achieve casualty reductions and to improve safety for all road users. Delegates will have the opportunity to view new technologies and to hear and question experts. The conference is timely […]

PACTS Newsletter: August

PACTS Newsletter: August

Road casualties down but progress slows The Department of Transport released Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain: Main Results 2013 on 28th June 2014. The final statistics for 2013 showed a 2% reduction in those killed and a 6% reduction in reported serious injuries; child casualties fell 9% to 15,956. The Government hailed these as the “lowest since records began”. PACTS Executive Director, David Davies welcomed the falls but pointed […]

Response to the Traffic Signals and Regulations General Directive 2015

Response to the Traffic Signals and Regulations General Directive 2015

PACTS is pleased to respond to the DfT’s consultation on the Traffic Signs and Regulations General Directive 2015. In compiling this response we have consulted those members of PACTS most interested in the proposed changes to TSRGD, and our consultation response can be accessed here.