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.

UK Road Safety – Seizing the Opportunities

UK Road Safety – Seizing the Opportunities

In the run up to the General Election on June 8th, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on all political parties to commit to an overhaul of road safety in the next Parliament. After a period of rapid decline, the number of road deaths has remained unchanged in statistical terms since 2011. To assist a future Government, PACTS is publishing three papers by experts on safer […]

AIRSO National Conferences in August 2017

AIRSO National Conferences in August 2017

PACTS now has details of the forthcoming AIRSO National Conferences in August.

Details for the National Blue Light Conference and National Fleet Conference are now available, with further details to follow shortly on the AIRSO website.

PACTS Paper: The changing nature of driving for work and questions for safety policy and practice

PACTS Paper: The changing nature of driving for work and questions for safety policy and practice

On behalf of PACTS and in collaboration with the Transport Safety Commission’s Work-related Road Safety Forum, Dr Nicola Christie and Heather Ward from University College London and Dr Shaun Helman from the Transport Research Laboratory have produced a briefing paper on the issue of work-related road safety.

General Election 2017 – road safety manifesto commitments

General Election 2017 – road safety manifesto commitments

Following the announcement of a UK General Election on June 8th, PACTS wrote to the major parties calling for a clear commitment to casualty reduction, backed by targets, to be included in their manifestos. Since then: PACTS welcomes Labour’s pledge for a ‘reset’ of the UK’s road safety vision, included in their manifesto: “After seven years of stalled progress, Labour will reset the UK’s road safety vision and ambitiously strive for […]