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 […]

Getting young drivers back on the roads – in safety

Getting young drivers back on the roads – in safety

NEW DEAL NEEDED FOR YOUNG DRIVERS, SAYS PACTS Download the document The Government should thoroughly examine ways to improve the safety of young drivers and their passengers, says PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. It welcomes the forthcoming Government green paper on young driver safety. Despite public and parliamentary concern, successive governments have not got to grips with the issue, according to a policy paper from PACTS, issued […]

PACTS to set up Transport Safety Commission

PACTS to set up Transport Safety Commission

  The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) is to set up a Transport Safety Commission to inquire into road, rail and air safety. Initially the Commission will address road safety.   Announcing the decision, Barry Sheerman MP, Chairman and founding members of PACTS, said   “I am delighted to announce that PACTS will be launching a Transport Safety Commission. This will be a high level body with MPs, […]

Cycling APPG: Get Britain Cycling

Cycling APPG: Get Britain Cycling

The PACTS response focused on safety aspects of cycling, and can be read at the link above.Download the consultation documentDownload the response