Speed Summit 2017 – Report from Global Road Safety Week

Speed Summit 2017 – Report from Global Road Safety Week

This report was compiled following a summit held during Global Road Safety Week 2017 to review some successful measures designed to reduce vehicle speeds and to demonstrate what has been done to address this key risk factor. As one of a series of London events and as our contribution to improving international understanding of effective countermeasures PACTS supported the road safety charity RoadSafe which created this Speed Summit. The report is framed from a […]

PACTS launches new report: ‘Suicide on UK roads – Lifting the Lid’

PACTS launches new report: ‘Suicide on UK roads – Lifting the Lid’

In a report published today, PACTS has revealed ground-breaking research that roads, vehicles and road infrastructure are being used by individuals seeking to end their lives.

Fifty years of the  breathalyser  – where now for  drink driving?

Fifty years of the breathalyser – where now for drink driving?

On the 50th Anniversary of the breathalyser, PACTS has published a report that calls on the Government to renew the fight against Drink Driving.

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 […]

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.