Between August and November 2018, the Department for Transport held a consultation on New Cycling Offences: Causing Death or Serious Injury When Cycling. The consultation documents and proposals are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/new-cycling-offences-causing-death-or-serious-injury-when-cycling Whilst PACTS broadly supports the proposals to introduce new offences, we have a reservations and caveats. In particular: Overall, we support the legislation because no alternative is proposed. However, rather than creating legislation specifically targeted at cyclists, we would […]
On 13th June Roads Minister, Jesse Norman MP, in his Written Ministerial Statement, announced that the 2015 British Road Safety Statement would soon be refreshed. PACTS Executive Director, David Davies, has written to the Minister, setting out PACTS’ priorities and approach. Letter to Jesse Norman re Statement refresh 20Aug18
In November, PACTS submitted written evidence to the ‘Improving Air Quality’ inquiry that focuses on the interplay between the Government’s air quality policies and road safety.
PACTS has submitted a response to the European Commission’s consultation on GSR and PSR. The submission can be read here.
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.