PACTS conference: Streets Safe for Walking, 8th November 2018

PACTS conference: Streets Safe for Walking, 8th November 2018

Streets Safe for Walking – the way to healthy and prosperous places Thursday 8th November 2018 Mary Ward House, London, WC1H 9SN Download programme ____________________________________________________________________ Authorities worldwide are promoting walking for health, environment, transport, sustainability, prosperity and other important objectives. This conference will provide evidence from UK and internationally on ways to encourage walking and to deliver safe streets and places for pedestrians – to make them feel safe and to […]

[UPDATE: videos added] PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

[UPDATE: videos added] PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

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:

[UPDATE: video added] The 2017 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

[UPDATE: video added] The 2017 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

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.cem​s.uwe.ac.uk/~a-winfield/​ Supported by […]

PACTS conference: Reducing suicides on UK roads, 19th October 2017

PACTS conference: Reducing suicides on UK roads, 19th October 2017

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 […]

Alcohol Interlocks: Towards a European approach for the fight against drink driving – 4th July, Edinburgh

Alcohol Interlocks: Towards a European approach for the fight against drink driving – 4th July, Edinburgh

Alcohol Interlocks: “Safe and Sober” Scotland event, Tuesday 4th July, Edinburgh The European Transport Safety Council, together with Road Safety Scotland and PACTS will hold a round-table event to raise awareness amongst policy makers, the private sector and key opinion leaders on how to develop a systematic approach to reducing alcohol misuse in road transport. The agenda (now finalised) includes the use of alcohol interlocks, enforcement actions and rehabilitation programmes. See […]