Working together to reduce suicide in transport

Working together to reduce suicide in transport

Working together to reduce suicide in transport – the 26th Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety and the 5th lecture in the UN Decade of Action, was delivered by Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive of Samaritans, at the Palace of Westminster on 7th December. The lecture was opened by Claire Perry MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport and attended by around 80 people, including some 15 MPs and peers. Ian Stevens, Network Rail, commented on behalf of the rail […]

Conference presentations: Managing road safety – safe system in practice on local and national roads

Conference presentations: Managing road safety – safe system in practice on local and national roads

  The presentations from the PACTS Managing road safety conference are available below. Please contact joanne.mackel@pacts.org.uk if you have any problems accessing the presentations.   PACTS Conference Speech, Yvonne Mosquito, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner West Midlands The UK Government’s road safety strategy, Jessica Matthew, Deputy Director, Road User Licensing, Insurance and Safety, Department for Transport Highways England’s Road Safety Ambition , David Stones, Divisional Director, Professional and Technical Solutions, Highways […]

ETSC and PACTS event – tackling drink driving: sharing best practice in the UK and mainland Europe

ETSC and PACTS event – tackling drink driving: sharing best practice in the UK and mainland Europe

SMART policies for tackling drink driving Wednesday 14th October 2015, 14.00-17.00 Europe House 32 Smith Sq. London, SW1P 3EU ETSC and  PACTS held a national conference on tackling drink-driving  as part of the  SMART (Sober Mobility Across Road Transport) project. The  debate  addressed  policy  and  practice  on  education,  enforcement,  penalties,  rehabilitation, alcohol interlocks and other measures  to discourage  and prevent drink driving. The event presentations can be accessed here on the ETSC […]

Conference presentations: UK Road Safety Summit: Drink, drugs & mobile phones

Conference presentations: UK Road Safety Summit: Drink, drugs & mobile phones

PACTS UK Road Safety Summit March 2015 programme and speaker presentations are available to download below PACTS UK Road Safety Summit presentations Download full programme If you have any problems downloading either the programme or the presentations please email joanne.mackel@pacts.org.uk for assistance.      Sponsored by: Supported by:

Road safety in the 21st century – public expectations of government

Road safety in the 21st century – public expectations of government

The 25th Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety and the 4th lecture in the UN Decade of Action Series, was delivered by Tony Bliss, Global Road Safety Adviser, Monash University Accident Research Centre, at the Palace of Westminster on 8th December 2014. Tony Bliss, who travelled from New Zealand, spoke on Road safety in the 21st century – public expectations of government.  The lecture was attended by almost 100 parliamentarians, Government officials, transport safety experts, business people, road user groups and others.  The event was […]