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 […]

[UPDATE: videos added] PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

[UPDATE: videos added] PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

Conference presentations Videos and presentations from the Street Legal conference are now available here. Use the tabs below to watch our speakers or find links to their presentations:

[UPDATE: video added] The 2017 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

[UPDATE: video added] The 2017 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

The implications of robots in the transport sector Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics, University of West of England   Alan Winfield’s work at UWE spans Research and Public Engagement. Conducting research in Cognitive Robotics within the Bristol Robotics Lab, he is a member of the Science Communication Unit, and undertakes public engagement​ work centred upon robotics. Robot ethics is a significant focus of his current work, including the development of new standards.   For details of research, including current and recent projects, see: http://www.cem​s.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfield/​   […]

PACTS conference: Reducing suicides on UK roads, 19th October 2017

PACTS conference: Reducing suicides on UK roads, 19th October 2017

Speaker presentations Suicide prevention – a multi sectoral challenge – Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive, Samaritans Suicides on UK roads – lifting the lid. PACTS’ research findings – Katy Harrison, Policy Officer, PACTS (Full report here) Suicide classification in road traffic accident records – an important part for intervention in Sweden  – Dr Anna-Lena Andersson, Special Adviser – Traffic Safety, Swedish Transport Administration What do we know about suicide? – Prof Ann […]

PACTS Chairman Barry Sheerman MP records message of support for #ProjectEDWARD

PACTS Chairman Barry Sheerman MP records message of support for #ProjectEDWARD

Project EDWARD is the European Day Without A Road Death (EDWARD) project. The long-term aim is to spearhead significant and sustained reduction in death and serious injury on roads across the world.

2017’s day of action will be on Thursday 21st September.