A Safer Future for Young Drivers

A Safer Future for Young Drivers

Event Date: 8:00 am June 20, 2013 Location: London One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA This event was by invitation only and held in association with Direct Line Group. It was well attended with 65 delegates in total. The range and quality of the debate ensured the morning was a useful and timely contribution to the Government’s deliberations on the Green Paper on Young Drivers now due to be […]

Best Foot Forward! Safer Streets, Fewer Casualties, Better Health

Best Foot Forward! Safer Streets, Fewer Casualties, Better Health

This is a breakfast Meeting held in Westminster. Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport will deliver the keynote address. This will provide key information for Parliamentarians and senior stakeholders on the public health benefits of walking and ways to improve the public realm and safety for pedestrians. A copy of new research will be published at the Meeting. If you would like to attend this event please contact […]

Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics?

Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics?

The PACTS Spring conference, Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics?  Understanding casualty trends and the causes, was attended by over 100 people.  It brought together experts in statistics, safety, crime and health, who took on the ambitious task of trying to explain why the number of road deaths had fallen so dramatically since 2007 and the implications for safety policy in the future. The clear message was that influencing attitudes to […]

23rd Westminster Lecture: Managing for Ambitious Road Safety Results

23rd Westminster Lecture: Managing for Ambitious Road Safety Results

In the 23rd Westminster Lecture and 2nd UN Decade of Action Lecture on Transport Safety, Jeanne Breen will give an international perspective on what works in road safety. It is well known that without effective action, road traffic injury will be a cause of serious health loss for men by 2030 and the leading cause of child death and injury by 2015. Jeanne, with her extensive knowledge of international best practice, will look at […]

Driving While Impaired

Driving While Impaired

Despite the progress in reducing drink-driving, around 14% of road deaths involve a driver over the legal limit. The scale of driving while under the influence of illegal drugs is also likely to be greater than currently known. This conference will bring together a range of speakers to identify the ways forward to reduce these deaths further. Join us for a lively debate on these perenially important issues. Download the […]