24th Westminster Lecture Conference Presentation

24th Westminster Lecture Conference Presentation

The presentation for out 24th Westminster Lecture on Fatigue and the transport industry, by Dr Robert Hunter (Head of Flight Safety, BALPA) is now available below: Staying Awake, Staying Alive: The Problem of Fatigue in the Transport Sector

Action For Roads: A Network for the 21st Century

Action For Roads: A Network for the 21st Century

The Government’s command paper Action for Roads: A network for the 21st century (Cm 8679, July 2013) sets out key issues and some suggested strategic lines for the road safety management of the core road network which is seen as an immediate investment priority. Access to the Government document is available here. PACTS response to the document and its conclusions are available below: PACTS Response to Action for Roads October 2013 

Transport Select Committee: Cycling Safety Inquiry

Transport Select Committee: Cycling Safety Inquiry

The Transport Select Committee held two oral evidence sessions for its Cycling Safety Inquiry. PACTS Executive Director David Davies appeared at its first evidence session on the 2nd December (view on parliamentary.live); written evidence is here. Robert Goodwill MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Transport, gave evidence on 4th December. The inquiry follows the recent spate of cyclist deaths in London.

PACTS calls for London Cycling Safety Summit

PACTS calls for London Cycling Safety Summit

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has written to the Mayor of London calling on him to convene an urgent Cycling Safety Summit in response to the recent spate of cyclist deaths on London’s roads. (see letter attached) Five cyclists have died in the past nine days in London. This brings the total number of cyclist deaths in London this year to 13, most of them in collisions […]

Transport Select Committee to hold inquiry into level crossing safety

Transport Select Committee to hold inquiry into level crossing safety

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has welcomed the Transport Select Committee’s decision to hold an inquiry into the safety of the UK’s 8,000 level crossings. PACTS’ call for the review was one of just seven recommendations among 113 put to the Transport Select Committee to be taken forward for its programme of activity into 2014. David Davies, Executive Director of PACTS, said, “PACTS is very pleased that […]