PACTS has submitted suggestions to the Transport Select Committee following the Committee’s call for ideas on future inquiry topics: “PACTS would like to suggest that the Transport Committee conduct a short inquiry into the Government’s policy on the safety of young drivers. This would be an update on your Committee’s earlier work (particularly Novice Drivers (HC355) and Road safety (HC506)). We recommend this subject because it is well established that young drivers […]
‘This is a must see event if you want to understand and influence future UK road safety strategies’ This conference will engage key stakeholders in open and practical debate about the future of UK road safety policy and practice, the common and the different challenges across the UK and the diversity in road safety policy which has developed in the past few years. Key topics include: Road safety policy in […]
Road safety groups urge the Government to deliver on its young driver safety promise in a letter published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), highlighting the UK Government U-turn on alcohol minimum unit pricing and the failure to produce a Green Paper on Graduated Driver Licensing. The letter is available here.
PACTS submitted a response to the Government consultation on transforming the Highways Agency into a government-owned company, seeking a long-term framework for roads investment and creating an independent watchdog to ensure that the interests of road users are represented and the company’s performance is subjected to effective scrutiny and challenge. The PACTS response to the consultation is available here.
19 December 2013 GOVERNMENT’S U-TURN ON YOUNG DRIVER SAFETY Once again, the safety of young […]