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PACTS conference: Streets Safe for Walking, 8th November 2018

PACTS conference: Streets Safe for Walking, 8th November 2018

Streets Safe for Walking – the way to healthy and prosperous places 8th November 2018 Mary Ward House, London, WC1H 9SN ____________________________________________________________________ Authorities worldwide are promoting walking for health, environment, transport, sustainability, prosperity and other important objectives. This conference will provide evidence from UK and internationally on ways to encourage walking and to deliver safe streets and places for pedestrians – to make them feel safe and to reduce casualties. It […]

Road Safety Management Capacity Review

Road Safety Management Capacity Review

The Department for Transport today (26 June 2018) published the Road Safety Management Capacity Review. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/road-safety-management-capacity-review This is a report detailing the findings of the independent Road Safety Management Capacity Review by Systra.  The DfT committed to commissioning this work in the 2015 Road Safety Statement. The project was commissioned in May 2017 and DfT received the final report in May 2018. The report is independent and not a statement of government policy. The DfT has […]

Road Safety PQs in May 2018

Road Safety PQs in May 2018

The All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group secretariat has listed cycling-related road safety Parliamentary Questions put in May 2018. See Parliamentary Questions May 2018  

MEBTI competition – towards evidential breath test instruments

MEBTI competition – towards evidential breath test instruments

PACTS to run £350,000 competition. The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has been awarded a grant by the Secretary of State for Transport to run a competition to encourage the development of mobile evidential breath testing instruments (MEBTI) which meet Home Office type approval requirements. Up to £350,000 will be available to encourage manufacturers in this sector to invest in devices which meet the UK standard. Currently, when […]

CWIS safety review – PACTS response

CWIS safety review – PACTS response

  The PACTS response  to the DfT’s call for evidence on the Cycling & Walking Strategy Safety Review can be downloaded here