PACTS was delighted to welcome Martin Temple CBE, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive to the November Members’ Meeting. Martin delivered a speech ‘The Health & Safety Executive and road safety’ focusing on HSE’s approach to road safety, including a joint West Yorkshire pilot aimed at tackling insecure loads. Read the full speech here: Martin Temple Speech for PACTS 1st November 2018
Conference presentations Videos and presentations from the Street Legal conference are now available here. Use the tabs below to watch our speakers or find links to their presentations:
The implications of robots in the transport sector Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics, University of West of England Alan Winfield’s work at UWE spans Research and Public Engagement. Conducting research in Cognitive Robotics within the Bristol Robotics Lab, he is a member of the Science Communication Unit, and undertakes public engagement work centred upon robotics. Robot ethics is a significant focus of his current work, including the development of new standards. For details of research, including current and recent projects, see: http://www.cems.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfield/ Supported by […]
Speaker presentations Suicide prevention – a multi sectoral challenge – Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive, Samaritans Suicides on UK roads – lifting the lid. PACTS’ research findings – Katy Harrison, Policy Officer, PACTS (Full report here) Suicide classification in road traffic accident records – an important part for intervention in Sweden – Dr Anna-Lena Andersson, Special Adviser – Traffic Safety, Swedish Transport Administration What do we know about suicide? – Prof Ann […]
Project EDWARD is the European Day Without A Road Death (EDWARD) project. The long-term aim is to spearhead significant and sustained reduction in death and serious injury on roads across the world.
2017’s day of action will be on Thursday 21st September.