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50 years of transport safety research – Professor Allsop

50 years of transport safety research – Professor Allsop

The Universities’ Transport Studies Group (UTSG) held their 50th Anniversary Event on the 19th December 2017 at UCL. 

PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

Book now Deterring illegal or dangerous road use is vital to road safety. Detecting one offence can deter others. This conference will show how the government, police, technology, insurance and road safety sectors can work together to reduce casualties, fraud, lost revenue and more. Themes Uninsured driving Fraudulent insurance claims; whiplash Unlicensed drivers and untaxed or uninsured vehicles Telematics data Professional driver hours Health and Safety at work regulations Vehicle […]

PACTS has submitted written evidence to the Select Committee Inquiry into ‘Improving Air Quality’

PACTS has submitted written evidence to the Select Committee Inquiry into ‘Improving Air Quality’

In November, PACTS submitted written evidence to the ‘Improving Air Quality’ inquiry that focuses on the interplay between the Government’s air quality policies and road safety.

Vacancy – Chair of PACTS Rail Safety Working Party

Vacancy – Chair of PACTS Rail Safety Working Party

PACTS is seeking a new Chair for its Rail Safety Working Party. Applications by 15th December. Please see Job description for application details. RSWP Chair JD 2017  

[UPDATE: video added] The 2017 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

[UPDATE: video added] The 2017 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

The implications of robots in the transport sector Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics, University of West of England   Alan Winfield’s work at UWE spans Research and Public Engagement. Conducting research in Cognitive Robotics within the Bristol Robotics Lab, he is a member of the Science Communication Unit, and undertakes public engagement​ work centred upon robotics. Robot ethics is a significant focus of his current work, including the development of new standards.   For details of research, including current and recent projects, see: http://www.cem​s.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfield/​   […]