PACTS Paper: The changing nature of driving for work and questions for safety policy and practice

PACTS Paper: The changing nature of driving for work and questions for safety policy and practice

On behalf of PACTS and in collaboration with the Transport Safety Commission’s Work-related Road Safety Forum, Dr Nicola Christie and Heather Ward from University College London and Dr Shaun Helman from the Transport Research Laboratory have produced a briefing paper on the issue of work-related road safety.

PACTS Briefing: Road Traffic Law Enforcement Debate

PACTS Briefing: Road Traffic Law Enforcement Debate

On Thursday 23rd February, Parliament held a debate on the second report from the Transport Committee on Road Traffic Law Enforcement. PACTS was asked by Members of Parliament to produce a briefing on the debate.

Department for Transport Road Safety Newsletter [September 2016.]

Department for Transport Road Safety Newsletter [September 2016.]

The Department for Transport has released their September Road Safety Newsletter. The newsletter summarizes the department’s recent announcements on road safety including proposals to support advanced driver assistance systems and the recent DVSA consultation on changes to the practical driving test. Available here.

Fatal train accidents on Britain’s and Europe’s main line railways

Fatal train accidents on Britain’s and Europe’s main line railways

Professor Andrew Evans has updated his papers on fatal train accidents in Britain and Europe. ‘Fatal Accidents to Britain’s mainline railways’ updates the author’s previous statistical analyses of fatal train accidents on running lines on the national railway system of Great Britain to the end of 2015, based on fatal accident data over the 47-year period 1967 to 2015. There were no fatal train collisions, derailments or overruns in 2015 for the eighth […]

UK Road Safety and the role of the EU.

UK Road Safety and the role of the EU.

On the 23rd June, the UK will hold a referendum on the place of the United Kingdom in the European Union. PACTS has created a briefing on UK Road Safety and the role that the European Union plays in road safety. The briefing can be downloaded here.