5th January Cycling Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to encourage cyclists to wear high visibility clothing. Mr Robert Goodwill: The safety of vulnerable road users is a priority for this Government and we recommend that cyclists wear clothing that makes them sufficiently visible to other road users. However, wearing high visibility clothing is a matter of individual […]
Road Safety Analysis (RSA) will be hosting two conferences in 2015 titled ‘Think Agility: Intelligence, insight and innovation’ and will be taking place in Manchester (25th March) and London (1st April). The agenda has now been finalised for both events: MAST Dashboard – A revolution in simplifying collision analysis with casualty profiling Keynote speakers providing insight into using data to manage and direct resources How to engage with vulnerable groups using […]
PACTS’ CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES FOR ROAD SAFETY PACTS has drawn up a list of priorities for road safety that would substantially reduce the level of death and injury on roads in the UK. PACTS will be discussing these with Government, political parties, parliamentarians, stakeholders and partners in the run-up to the General Election on 7th May 2015. Unless the Government acts, a third of a million people will be killed or seriously injured on the roads in Great […]
Salford university is holding a conference, The Future of Road Safety 2015, on 24th June at Salford University, Manchester. Speakers will include PACTS Director David Davies, Emeritus Professor Stephen Stradling – Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University and Stuart Lovatt – Safety Action Plan Coordinator, Highways Agency. The conference will give those present the opportunity to discuss and debate the latest strategies and initiatives for improving road safety across the UK. Delegates will […]
Cycling and walking amendments to the Infrastructure Bill (Lords) were released on the 21st January 2015 and can be viewed here.