Former Chief Inspector, RAIB, to head PACTS Rail Safety group

Former Chief Inspector, RAIB, to head PACTS Rail Safety group

Carolyn Griffiths, founder of the UK’s Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) and Chief Inspector during its first 10 years of operations has accepted the role of Chair of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety Rail Safety Working Party. The unpaid appointment is for three years. Carolyn replaces David Morris, former Chair of CIRAS, who stepped down at the end of 2017. She will be assisted by Vice-Chair, John Abbott, […]

The Road Safety Management Capacity Review (RSMCR) is expected to be published late spring 2018

The Road Safety Management Capacity Review (RSMCR) is expected to be published late spring 2018

In 2017 the Department for Transport (DfT) commissioned a road safety management capacity review (RSMCR). This was a recommendation by PACTS in 2015[1] and PACTS was pleased that it was accepted by DfT and included in its 2015 British Road Safety Statement. The DfT is expected to publish the report in full in late spring 2018.

Department for Transport releases January 2018 Road Safety Newsletter

Department for Transport releases January 2018 Road Safety Newsletter

The Department for Transport has released its January 2018 edition of the Road Safety Newsletter.

50 years of transport safety research – Professor Allsop

50 years of transport safety research – Professor Allsop

The Universities’ Transport Studies Group (UTSG) held their 50th Anniversary Event on the 19th December 2017 at UCL. 

PACTS has submitted written evidence to the Select Committee Inquiry into ‘Improving Air Quality’

PACTS has submitted written evidence to the Select Committee Inquiry into ‘Improving Air Quality’

In November, PACTS submitted written evidence to the ‘Improving Air Quality’ inquiry that focuses on the interplay between the Government’s air quality policies and road safety.