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PACTS Autumn 2015 Conference: Managing road safety – safe system in practice on local and national roads

PACTS Autumn 2015 Conference: Managing road safety – safe system in practice on local and national roads

Tuesday 3rd November 2015, 9.30am-4.30pm Banqueting Suite, Birmingham Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB This conference will bring together politicians, civil servants, local government officers, police, infrastructure and equipment providers, safety researchers and other key stakeholders. It will explore how to reduce casualties and achieve economic, health and environmental goals through: road safety leadership and management safer infrastructure achieving compliance with safe driving (users and vehicles) information, intelligence and […]

Senior Research Officer wanted at PACTS

Senior Research Officer wanted at PACTS

Revising the Victims Code

Revising the Victims Code

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) began a consultation on a suggested update of the statutory Code of Practice for Victims of Crime, laid out in a consultation document titled ‘Revising the Victims Code’ in July 2015. The three main changes that were proposed within the document were: 1. To extend the services offered under the Code to victims of any criminal offence, not just victims of the more serious criminal offences that […]

PACTS Newsletter: August 2015

PACTS Newsletter: August 2015

August is the holiday season for many people but there is still plenty of transport safety news and activity. We summarise here some significant items – from global to local – and wish you a relaxing and enjoyable break. And, of course, safe travel. United Nations The UN has agreed to include road safety targets in its post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. The FIA Foundation reports that “A specific stand-alone target […]

July 2015: Written Questions

July 2015: Written Questions

1st July Driving: Young People Mr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to issue a green paper on young drivers; and if he will make a statement. Andrew Jones: I don’t want any young person to come to harm on our roads and will not rule out any measure that could save lives. This new Government will be looking at the […]