PACTS conference: Reducing suicides on UK roads, 19th October 2017 (with presentations)

PACTS conference: Reducing suicides on UK roads, 19th October 2017 (with presentations)

Reducing suicides on UK roads  Thursday, 19th October 2017, 9.30am-4.30pm Church House, Westminster   A live feed was provided during the conference by RSGB and is available here 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 […]

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 […]

PACTS Conference: Collision investigation – how can we learn more? 22 March 2017

PACTS Conference: Collision investigation – how can we learn more? 22 March 2017

Sponsored by Speaker presentations: Simon French, Chief Inspector, Rail Accident Investigation Branch: Lessons from 12 years of rail accident investigation Richard Cuerden, Chief Scientist, TRL: UK road collision investigation and the case for a Road Collision Investigation Branch  Kathrine Wilson-Ellis, Senior Strategic Programme Manager – Road Safety, Highways England: Highways England Fatality Study – identifying the root causes and countermeasures Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry, National Police Chiefs’ Council lead […]

PACTS and ETSC conference to launch YEARS project report

PACTS and ETSC conference to launch YEARS project report

  YEARS (Young Europeans Acting for Road Safety) is a project run by ETSC and PACTS which seeks to gain a better understanding of young people (aged approximately 15-25) and the risks they face on the road. This policy report written by PACTS looks at the current situation in Europe, using the latest data on road deaths involving young people and the main risks they face in their first years […]

The 2016 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

The 2016 Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety

Road Safety and the Global Goals for Sustainable Development Christian Friis Bach, Executive Secretary & Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Introduction by Andrew Jones MP, Under Secretary of State for Transport Safety  Click here for press release The lecture is now available to view here In 2015 the United Nations General Assembly adopted global goals for sustainable development. For the first time these explicitly recognised road safety as […]