Reducing suicides on UK roads Thursday, 19th October 2017, 9.30am-4.30pm Church House, Westminster Book now for 10% discount Some 6,000 people take their lives every year in the UK, often involving transport. The railway industry, working with Samaritans, has developed interventions that are having positive results. The roads sector lags behind. Data from Highways England suggests it is a significant problem but the wider scale of the tragedy is unknown and […]
Herbert Smith Freehills Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Conference The advent of connected and autonomous driving technology is being hailed by many as a revolution in the automotive sector. But this is not the only sector that may be radically altered. The possible applications of this technology are far reaching and straddle a variety of different sectors including aerial, marine, public roads, private and public transportation, space, military, agriculture, mining and […]
Alcohol Interlocks: “Safe and Sober” Scotland event, Tuesday 4th July, Edinburgh The European Transport Safety Council, together with Road Safety Scotland and PACTS will hold a round-table event to raise awareness amongst policy makers, the private sector and key opinion leaders on how to develop a systematic approach to reducing alcohol misuse in road transport. The agenda (now finalised) includes the use of alcohol interlocks, enforcement actions and rehabilitation programmes. See […]
PACTS now has details of the forthcoming AIRSO National Conferences in August.
Details for the National Blue Light Conference and National Fleet Conference are now available, with further details to follow shortly on the AIRSO website.
Sponsored by Speaker presentations: Simon French, Chief Inspector, Rail Accident Investigation Branch: Lessons from 12 years of rail accident investigation Richard Cuerden, Chief Scientist, TRL: UK road collision investigation and the case for a Road Collision Investigation Branch Kathrine Wilson-Ellis, Senior Strategic Programme Manager – Road Safety, Highways England: Highways England Fatality Study – identifying the root causes and countermeasures Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry, National Police Chiefs’ Council lead […]