The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on the Government not to overlook safety needs in its rush to improve air quality.
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 […]
Viscount Simon, vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety, delivered a speech on roads policing as part of the House of Lords debate on the Queen’s speech this week.
PACTS finds the delay extremely worrying and believes that this delay further demonstrates the case for a Road Collision Investigation Branch.
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 […]