PACTS and ETSC conference to launch YEARS project report

PACTS and ETSC conference to launch YEARS project report

  YEARS (Young Europeans Acting for Road Safety) is a project run by ETSC and PACTS which seeks to gain a better understanding of young people (aged approximately 15-25) and the risks they face on the road. This policy report written by PACTS looks at the current situation in Europe, using the latest data on road deaths involving young people and the main risks they face in their first years […]

The 2016 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

The 2016 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

Road Safety and the Global Goals for Sustainable Development Christian Friis Bach, Executive Secretary & Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Introduction by Andrew Jones MP, Under Secretary of State for Transport Safety  Click here for press release The lecture is now available to view here In 2015 the United Nations General Assembly adopted global goals for sustainable development. For the first time these explicitly recognised road safety as […]

PACTS Conference: UK road safety and Brexit, 1st November 2016

PACTS Conference: UK road safety and Brexit, 1st November 2016

Presentations from the PACTS UK Road Safety and Brexit conference are available below Photos from the day by Simon Rewell, Insure the Box Opening keynote: Delivering road safety in Europe outside the EU  Stefan Siegrist, Deputy Director, BFU – Switzerland (Swiss Council for Accident Prevention) Transport safety: the road ahead for the EU and the United Kingdom?   Ellen Townsend, Policy Director, ETSC Opportunities from Brexit – A Brexiter’s view  Dr […]

PACTS Safer Vehicles 2016 conference

PACTS Safer Vehicles 2016 conference

Presentations from the PACTS Safer Vehicles 2016 conference are available below Photographs of the day Chairman’s introductory statement, David Ward, Secretary General, Global NCAP Opportunities to influence vehicle safety, Richard Cuerden, Technical Director for Vehicle Safety, TRL EuroNCAP – the 2020 road map, Dr Michiel van Ratingen, Secretary General, EuroNCAP (presented by Aled Williams, Programme Manager, EuroNCAP) London’s road safety priorities – the role of safer vehicles ,  Lilli Matson, Head […]

Working together to reduce suicide in transport

Working together to reduce suicide in transport

Working together to reduce suicide in transport – the 26th Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety and the 5th lecture in the UN Decade of Action, was delivered by Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive of Samaritans, at the Palace of Westminster on 7th December. The lecture was opened by Claire Perry MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport and attended by around 80 people, including some 15 MPs and peers. Ian Stevens, Network Rail, commented on behalf of the rail […]