This report was compiled following a summit held during Global Road Safety Week 2017 to review some successful measures designed to reduce vehicle speeds and to demonstrate what has been done to address this key risk factor. As one of a series of London events and as our contribution to improving international understanding of effective countermeasures PACTS supported the road safety charity RoadSafe which created this Speed Summit. The report is framed from a […]
FIT TO DRIVE? Alcohol is the biggest reported impairment to driving, but motorists may be taking to the roads impaired without knowing it. This is according to a report published today by a leading road safety experts on behalf of PACTS. Fit to Drive? examines the law as it stands, factors affecting fitness, and gaps that need to be addressed. The report was written by Professor Oliver Carsten (Leeds University), […]
The PACTS Annual Review for the years 2013/14 & 2014/15. A copy can be found here. Download the document.
Ministerial appointments and roles have now been released. Rt. Hon. Patrick McLoughlin (MP for Derbyshire Dales) will remain in his position as Secretary of State for Transport at the DfT. Andrew Jones now has responsibility for road safety, national and local roads; Claire Perry continues with the main rail safety responsibilities; Robert Goodwill remains aviation minister; and Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has aviation security. The details. The ministerial team includes two incumbent ministers: Robert Goodwill […]
A new report and ‘road safety dashboard’ published today by PACTS and Direct Line Car Insurance calculates the casualty rates for residents of each parliamentary constituency relative to the local population. (Report Available here) The Parliamentary Constituency Road Safety Dashboard, published in the run up to the General Election on 7 May, is intended to make it easier for MPs to see the road casualty picture in their constituency. Using […]