PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

Book now Deterring illegal or dangerous road use is vital to road safety. Detecting one offence can deter others. This conference will show how the government, police, technology, insurance and road safety sectors can work together to reduce casualties, fraud, lost revenue and more. Themes Uninsured driving Fraudulent insurance claims; whiplash Unlicensed drivers and untaxed or uninsured vehicles Telematics data Professional driver hours Health and Safety at work regulations Vehicle […]

[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.

PACTS events calendar 2017

PACTS events calendar 2017

Please see below for forthcoming PACTS meetings and events. Whilst most dates and venues are now fixed, it is possible that these may change so please check with the event organiser. January 2017 16th         Rail Safety Working Party, 1-4pm, Victoria & Earlsfield Room (4th floor), Palestra, TfL 25th         Road Safety Working Parties, Palestra (TfL) 26th         YEARS UK Event and report launch, Loughborough London Campus February 2017 20th         Management & Finance Committee, 11am, […]