Transport Minister Claire Perry gives keynote speech at PACTS Driverless Vehicles: from technology to policy conference at Thatcham Research

Transport Minister Claire Perry gives keynote speech at PACTS Driverless Vehicles: from technology to policy conference at Thatcham Research

Follow this link for the full speech   The Driverless Vehicles presentations are available below: Opening Slide Peter Shaw, Chief Executive, Thatcham Research: Driverless Vehicle Conference Matthew Avery, Thatchem, Safety Research Director: Existing Safety Technology- is the driverless vehicle already here? Henrik Clasen, Delphi Electronics and Safety, Technical Manager Advanced Engineering Safety Europe: Active Safety Technologies; a roadmap from today Anders Eugensson, Volvo Cars: Advanced Technologies Aiming Towards Zero Fatalities […]

Women and Alcohol: How much is too much?

Women and Alcohol: How much is too much?

PACTS and Direct Line Group are holding a breakfast briefing on 9th September to launch an important research report on women, alcohol and transport. The authors are Kris Beuret (Social Research Associates), Claire Corbett (Brunel University) and Heather Ward (UCL). The event will begin with breakfast at 8.15am; Transport Minister Claire Perry MP will give the opening remarks at 8.45am, followed by presentations and responses; depart by 10am. This is an invitation-only event, however […]

24th Westminster Lecture: Staying Awake Staying Alive

24th Westminster Lecture: Staying Awake Staying Alive

The 24th Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety and the 3rd lecture in the UN Decade of Action Series held by PACTS on the 4th December 2013 can now be accessed here in its full format. The lecture from Dr Robert Hunter, Head of Flight Safety at the British Air Line Pilot’s Association (BALPA) is titled Staying Awake, Staying Alive: The problem of fatigue in the transport sector (Online ISSN: 2056-4767) and it addresses the […]

Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy

Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy

Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy PACTS Conference, Wednesday 22nd October at Thatcham Research.  Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy will bring together vehicle technology experts and policy makers to explore how new technologies (driverless, driver assist and others) can best be exploited to reduce crashes, achieve casualty reductions and to improve safety for all road users. Vehicle demonstrations will include the following technology: Queue Assist Low Speed Autonomous Emergency […]

Director General of the FIA Foundation to speak at PACTS meeting, 1st July Westminster

Director General of the FIA Foundation to speak at PACTS meeting, 1st July Westminster

Saul Billingsley, Director General of the FIA Foundation, will be the guest speaker at the PACTS meeting on Tuesday 1st July. Saul will talk on: The post-2015 opportunity: global road safety and the sustainable development agenda 2015 is a crucial year for global health, international development and road safety. In September 2015 the UN will hold a summit of world leaders to formally approve new post-2015 ‘Sustainable Development Goals’. In November […]