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EDM 536: Road Safety Week

EDM 536: Road Safety Week

PACTS Chair Barry Sheerman MP is the primary sponsor of Early Day Motion (EDM) 536 on the topic of ‘Road Safety Week'; tabled on 21.11.14 . The EDM states: “That this House welcomes National Road Safety Week, 17 to 23 November 2014; notes the contribution of many public and private sector organisations to the reduction in road casualties over several decades; further notes particularly the decision this week of the Scottish Parliament to […]

24th November 2014: Traffic Controls (Schools)

24th November 2014: Traffic Controls (Schools)

Traffic Controls (Schools) Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(John Penrose.) Ms Gisela Stuart (Birmingham, Edgbaston) (Lab): I know that, under the rules of the House, I could entertain Back Benchers and Front Benchers for the next two hours-plus, but I do not intend to do so. I want to talk about parking and traffic outside schools. I invite the House briefly to imagine the scene […]

Roads minister and regulators to give evidence to Transport Safety Commission, Thursday 20th November

Roads minister and regulators to give evidence to Transport Safety Commission, Thursday 20th November

The Transport Safety Commission will hold the final evidence session in its inquiry UK Transport Safety: who is responsible? on 20th November, 1-3pm in Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, Westminster. Witnesses include Road Safety Minister, Robert Goodwill MP; former road safety minister David Jamieson (now West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner); and senior representatives from the ORR, HSE and CAA. The Commission will inquire ask about transport safety regulation, policy and practice. Panel […]

PACTS: November Newsletter

PACTS: November Newsletter

This newsletter summarises recent PACTS events and some of those planned as we the approach to the New Year. We also report on government transport safety matters, particularly the imminent reduction in the drink-drive limit in Scotland and progress with the Infrastructure Bill at Westminster.   PACTS Events October saw 130 delegates and speakers visit Thatcham Research for the PACTS Driverless Vehicles: from technology to policy conference, supported by Delphi. […]

DfT October Policy Update

DfT October Policy Update

The Department for Transport has released the October edition of it’s new monthly newsletter which is available here.