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PACTS Safer Vehicles 2016 conference

PACTS Safer Vehicles 2016 conference

Safer Vehicles 2016 conference 14 June 2016 QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, SW1P 3EE From local to global, safer vehicles will play a major role in delivering road safety objectives. The London safer lorry scheme may be extended, the UK Government intends to promote uptake of safer cars, 2016 sees reviews of European vehicle safety regulations, and NCAP schemes across the world are gearing up to deliver the UN Sustainable Development […]

Europe’s car safety framework needs ‘overhaul’ according to new ETSC report

Europe’s car safety framework needs ‘overhaul’ according to new ETSC report

Vehicle safety innovations are still benefiting too few road users in Europe due to an over-reliance on a voluntary testing programme rather than regulatory standards, according to a new report by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). For almost twenty years, increases in levels of car safety in Europe have been driven mainly by the voluntary Euro NCAP programme which awards the safest cars with a 5-star rating. But according […]

Dft Consultation on use of mobile phones whilst driving: PACTS response

Dft Consultation on use of mobile phones whilst driving: PACTS response

The Department for Transport (DfT) has held a consultation seeking views on ‘changes to the Fixed Penalty Notice and penalty points for the use of a hand-held mobile phone whilst driving’. The full details of the consultation can be found here. PACTS has given a full response to the consultation. That response is available here. The consultation is now closed and the DfT are now analysing the feedback received.

PACTS events calendar 2016

PACTS events calendar 2016

Please see below for a list of PACTS forthcoming meetings and events. All dates are fixed, however venue details for Members meetings may be subject to change. May 2016 12th      Rail Safety Working Party 18th      Road Safety Working Parties June 2016 1st        Air Safety Group, 3pm, HoC Adverse Weather and its Effects on Air Safety 14th      PACTS conference: Safer Vehicles 2016, QEII Centre, London July 2016 7th        Members meeting and […]

House of Commons Transport Select Committee: Road Traffic Law Enforcement Report

House of Commons Transport Select Committee: Road Traffic Law Enforcement Report

The House of Commons Transport Select Committee has published its report on road traffic law enforcement (15th March 2016). The full report is available here. Full details of the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry, including PACTS’ submission to the inquiry, can be found here. David Davies, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety said, ‘PACTS welcomes the report that has been published today. We are pleased to see the Transport Committee […]