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Transport Questions, 23rd October

Transport Questions, 23rd October

The Secretary of State was asked— Road Congestion 1.Sir Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex) (Con): What steps he is taking to relieve congestion on roads. 6. Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford) (Con): What steps he is taking to relieve congestion on roads. The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Mr John Hayes): The Government have an ambitious strategy for tackling congestion and improving performance on our roads, as I think the whole House […]

Transport Minister Claire Perry gives keynote speech at PACTS Driverless Vehicles: from technology to policy conference at Thatcham Research

Transport Minister Claire Perry gives keynote speech at PACTS Driverless Vehicles: from technology to policy conference at Thatcham Research

Follow this link for the full speech   The Driverless Vehicles presentations are available below: Opening Slide Peter Shaw, Chief Executive, Thatcham Research: Driverless Vehicle Conference Matthew Avery, Thatchem, Safety Research Director: Existing Safety Technology- is the driverless vehicle already here? Henrik Clasen, Delphi Electronics and Safety, Technical Manager Advanced Engineering Safety Europe: Active Safety Technologies; a roadmap from today Anders Eugensson, Volvo Cars: Advanced Technologies Aiming Towards Zero Fatalities […]

PACTS Confirms Delphi as Technological Partner

PACTS Confirms Delphi as Technological Partner

20 October 2014 PACTS holds Driverless Vehicles conference on October 22 at Thatcham, UK PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, will run the conference, Driverless Vehicles: from technology to policy, on 22 October, hosted at Thatcham Research, the motor insurers’ safety body, to discuss the policy implications of active safety systems in cars and commercial vehicles. The event will describe the technology introduction roadmap from the latest driver assistance systems through […]

Ministerial Statements: 13th- 17th October

Ministerial Statements: 13th- 17th October

14th October Written Statement Rail Passengers’ Rights and Obligations Regulation The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Claire Perry): I am today announcing a consultation to consider the future of exemptions from the EC Regulation 1371/2007 on Rail Passengers’ Rights and Obligations Regulations. The regulation sets out a number of obligations which the rail sector must comply with in full by 2024, including on transferability of tickets, assistance for disabled […]

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

Cycling [Relevant Document: Third Report from the Transport Select Committee, Session 2014-15, Cycling Safety, HC 286] Madam Deputy Speaker (Dame Dawn Primarolo): Before I call Ian Austin to move the motion, let me clarify that there will be an eight-minute time limit on Back-Bench contributions to this debate, which is heavily subscribed. I ask Mr Austin to take no longer than 15 minutes. I will prompt him, but I am […]