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 […]

PACTS WELCOMES TRIALS OF DRIVERLESS CARS

PACTS WELCOMES TRIALS OF DRIVERLESS CARS

EMBARGOED till 00.01 Wednesday 11th February 2015 Issued 10th February 2015 PACTS welcomes the launch of driverless car trials by Government ministers Vince Cable and Claire Perry today [Wednesday 11th February] in Greenwich. The Government has completed a review of regulations which gives the green light to projects in Greenwich, Coventry, Milton Keynes and Bristol over the next two years. The review was necessary to ensure safety and legal clarity before […]

Richard Cuerden of TRL appointed Chair of PACTS Vehicle Design Working Party

Richard Cuerden of TRL appointed Chair of PACTS Vehicle Design Working Party

International road and vehicle safety expert, Richard Cuerden, Technical Director for Vehicle Safety at the Transport Research Laboratory, has been appointed Chair of the PACTS Vehicle Design working party. For the full press release please click the link here.

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:

Transport Questions: 4th December 2014

Transport Questions: 4th December 2014

Congestion Mr Robin Walker (Worcester) (Con): What plans he has to relieve congestion on roads. The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Mr John Hayes): The Government have an ambitious strategy for tackling congestion and improving the performance of our roads. Our road investment strategy sets out plans to invest no less than £15 billion to enhance strategic roads between 2015 and 2021. The investment plan includes upgrading the M5 […]