This questionnaire was compiled by the UK and Eire Road Tunnel Association and PACTS is pleased to forward it to the European Commission’s Revision of the Tunnel Safety Directive 2004/54/EC. It is available for access here.
A report to be launched today (Tuesday 9th September) will highlight the growing proportion of all drink driving convictions received by women, up from nine per cent in 1998 to 17 per cent in 2012. It calls for the breathalyser limit to be reduced for all drivers and for road safety messages to make clear that drink driving is not a just a male problem. Responding to the report, David […]
PACTS has submitted a response to the Department for Transport’s consultation Monitoring drink driving: a statistical consultation on the Department for Transport’s drink drive statistics which looks at the problems in the current methods of estimating drink-drive deaths and suggests 3 options on changing the methodology and timing for provisional estimates. PACTS response to Monitoring Drink Driving is now available here.
PACTS has submitted a response to the Office of Railway Regulation (ORR) Consultation Revising the Railway Safety Regulations, a review looking at the Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1997, Railways Safety Regulations 1999 and Railway Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2001. PACTS response to Revising Railways Safety Regulations consultation is available here.
1st September Written Statement Heavy Good Vehicles (National Speed Limits) The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): My noble Friend, the Minister for Transport, Baroness Kramer, made the following ministerial statement on Thursday 24 July: The Under-Secretary of State for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Devizes (Claire Perry), has today announced that the Government are proposing, following a public consultation, to increase the national speed limit […]