PACTS Response to consultation on changing the default speed limit in built up areas across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.

PACTS Response to consultation on changing the default speed limit in built up areas across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.

PACTS has responded to the consultation by Mark Ruskell MSP, Green Party, on a Members Bill to change the default speed limit in built up areas across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.

PACTS reminds Government not to overlook safety in air quality moves

PACTS reminds Government not to overlook safety in air quality moves

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.

Fatal train accidents on Britain’s and Europe’s main line railways

Fatal train accidents on Britain’s and Europe’s main line railways

Professor Andrew Evans has updated his papers on fatal train accidents in Britain and Europe.

Links to both papers are included in the post.

Transport Safety APPG Vice-Chairman Viscount Simon delivers speech on roads policing

Transport Safety APPG Vice-Chairman Viscount Simon delivers speech on roads policing

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.

Department for Transport delays publication of main 2016 Collision and Casualty results.

Department for Transport delays publication of main 2016 Collision and Casualty results.

PACTS finds the delay extremely worrying and believes that this delay further demonstrates the case for a Road Collision Investigation Branch.