Safer Vehicles 2016 conference 14 June 2016 QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, SW1P 3EE From local to global, safer vehicles will play a major role in delivering road safety objectives. The London safer lorry scheme may be extended, the UK Government intends to promote uptake of safer cars, 2016 sees reviews of European vehicle safety regulations, and NCAP schemes across the world are gearing up to deliver the UN Sustainable Development […]
Vehicle safety innovations are still benefiting too few road users in Europe due to an over-reliance on a voluntary testing programme rather than regulatory standards, according to a new report by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). For almost twenty years, increases in levels of car safety in Europe have been driven mainly by the voluntary Euro NCAP programme which awards the safest cars with a 5-star rating. But according […]
The Department for Transport (DfT) has held a consultation seeking views on ‘changes to the Fixed Penalty Notice and penalty points for the use of a hand-held mobile phone whilst driving’. The full details of the consultation can be found here. PACTS has given a full response to the consultation. That response is available here. The consultation is now closed and the DfT are now analysing the feedback received.
Please see below for a list of PACTS forthcoming meetings and events. All dates are fixed, however venue details for Members meetings may be subject to change. May 2016 12th Rail Safety Working Party 18th Road Safety Working Parties June 2016 1st Air Safety Group, 3pm, HoC Adverse Weather and its Effects on Air Safety 14th PACTS conference: Safer Vehicles 2016, QEII Centre, London July 2016 7th Members meeting and […]
The House of Commons Transport Select Committee has published its report on road traffic law enforcement (15th March 2016). The full report is available here. Full details of the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry, including PACTS’ submission to the inquiry, can be found here. David Davies, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety said, ‘PACTS welcomes the report that has been published today. We are pleased to see the Transport Committee […]