CWIS safety review – PACTS and DfT Responses

CWIS safety review – PACTS and DfT Responses

On 22nd November the Government published its response to its call for evidence on the Cycling and Walking Strategy Safety Review, available here. The report outline the 50 Actions that the DfT will take. The main outcomes of the response are that the DfT will: Review the existing guidance in the Highway Code to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians Invest £100,000 to support police enforcement by developing a national […]

PACTS conference: Streets Safe for Walking – the way to healthy and prosperous places

PACTS conference: Streets Safe for Walking – the way to healthy and prosperous places

Presentations Keynote 1: Promoting walking and safety – the role of Government – Matt Rodda MP, Shadow Minister for Local Transport Cities, land use and transport – moving to active and sustainable travel – Peter Jones, Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development, UCL Promoting danger reduction, active travel and pedestrian safety in a city centre where pedestrians are the majority  – Iain Simmons, Assistant Director (City Transportation), City of London Corporation Towards a walking world – international good practice in […]

Vacancy – Policy and Research Officer – CLOSED

Vacancy – Policy and Research Officer – CLOSED

The date for applications has now passed. Interviews will be held on Monday 15th October (pm). Applicants selected for interview will be contacted. ————————————– PACTS is seeking to appoint a Policy and Research Officer, a central role within the organisation. Salary: £25,000- £28,000 pa plus 10% employer pension contribution. Applications close Sunday 7th October 2018. Full job description and application details can be found  here – Policy and Research Officer […]

MEBTI competition – towards evidential breath test instruments

MEBTI competition – towards evidential breath test instruments

PACTS to run £350,000 competition. The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has been awarded a grant by the Secretary of State for Transport to run a competition to encourage the development of mobile evidential breath testing instruments (MEBTI) which meet Home Office type approval requirements. Up to £350,000 will be available to encourage manufacturers in this sector to invest in devices which meet the UK standard. Currently, when […]

Department for Transport releases April Road Safety Newsletter

Department for Transport releases April Road Safety Newsletter

The Department for Transport has released its April 2018 edition of the Road Safety Newsletter. The newsletter is written for the benefit of those working in the road safety field or who are interested in the topic.