The Monitoring and Evaluation Programme lists the DfT’s priority projects for monitoring and evaluation with information about their activities to date. This is part of the 2013 Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy. The 2015 update contains a number of points relating to road safety, including roads reform, drug-driving, 20mph speed limits and driver offender retraining. A PDF of the briefing is available for download here.
On the 25th November the HM Treasury will produce the Comprehensive Spending Review, which is likely to include further cuts to local authority budgets. Therefore, a coalition of road safety and road user groups, including PACTS, have produced Making Road Safety Count, a document designed to demonstrate the value of providing effective road safety services and to encourage Local Authorities to protect road safety spending, as much as possible, in the current economic […]
The Secretary of State was asked questions on: Vehicle Emissions Regulation Holly Lynch (Halifax) (Lab):What the implications are for his Department’s policies on vehicle emissions regulation and low-emission vehicles of Volkswagen Group’s use of defeat devices. The Secretary of State for Transport (Mr Patrick McLoughlin): The current differences between laboratory testing and real-world emissions are unacceptable. The UK has been actively pressing Europe to address this problem, and the agreement […]
14th October Cycling: Schools Nigel Huddleston (Mid Worcestershire): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his policy in on continued funding for Bikeability in schools after March 2016. Mr Robert Goodwill: We will take a decision on future funding for the Bikeability programme beyond March 2016 following the outcome of the Spending Review. 15th October Road Traffic Offences Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: To ask Her Majesty’s […]
The presentations from the PACTS Managing road safety conference are available below. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any problems accessing the presentations. PACTS Conference Speech, Yvonne Mosquito, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner West Midlands The UK Government’s road safety strategy, Jessica Matthew, Deputy Director, Road User Licensing, Insurance and Safety, Department for Transport Highways England’s Road Safety Ambition , David Stones, Divisional Director, Professional and Technical Solutions, Highways […]