This paper updates Professor Andrew Evan’s previous statistical analysis of fatal train accidents on running lines of the national railway system of Great Britain to the end of 2009, based on fatal accident data over the 43 -year period 1967 to 2009.
In the UK, clocks are set to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) from October to March and British Summer Time (BST), which is GMT + 1, from March to October. Most European Countries follow Central European Time(CET) which is GMT + 1 in winter and GMT + 2 in summer. Research shows that a change in Britain’s timekeeping to fall in line with CET, a move often referred to as ‘Single/Double […]
This briefing was written in response to a meeting PACTS had with the Road Safety Minister, Mike Penning in July 2010.Download the document
As part of a wider series of policy briefings which PACTS will be publishing over the coming weeks, PACTS outline their position on lowering the BAC limit and highlight the key issues at stake. We have made the following recommendations: · Government should give priority to responding to the findings of the North Review and publish a road safety strategy forbeyond 2010 as soon as possible. · The default Blood Alcohol Content limit […]
To mark the 10 year anniversary of the Tomorrow’s Roads road safety strategy, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has published this report to provide an evaluation of road safety in Great Britain ten years on. Using a model inspired by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) PIN reports and building on findings from the two Three Year Strategy Reviews published by the Department for Transport this report […]