In September PACTS submitted a request, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, to the Department for Transport on graduated driver licensing: “What research, if any, the DfT has undertaken into possible effects of a graduated driving licensing scheme for young drivers on access to employment, education, training or leisure for young people?” The Department has responded (15th October 2104) and is available here along with the supporting information provided. The response lists research by […]
The Transport Safety Commission will be questioning the following witnesses for its inquiry UK Transport Safety: Who is Responsible? Meetings are open to the public. Date: 23rd October, 12.30-3.30pm (Please note earlier start time.) Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House, Westminster Topics: Highways Bodies; Medical; Policing and Justice Policy Panel 1- Highways Bodies Graham Dalton, Chief Executive, Highways Agency Mike Ashworth, Strategic Director, Derbyshire County Council / ADEPT Transport Board John Dawson, Advisor, […]
The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to the reduction of the number of deaths and injuries in transport in Europe, is seeking a motivated and pro-active full-time, Project Project Officer Officer to join its Brussels office. The full advertisement is available here and applications for the position close on the 17th August
Saul Billingsley, Director General of the FIA Foundation, will be the guest speaker at the PACTS meeting on Tuesday 1st July. Saul will talk on: The post-2015 opportunity: global road safety and the sustainable development agenda 2015 is a crucial year for global health, international development and road safety. In September 2015 the UN will hold a summit of world leaders to formally approve new post-2015 ‘Sustainable Development Goals’. In November […]
To mark its 50th anniversary, the Air Safety Group, an independent voluntary body which works closely with PACTS, has updated its report on the History of Air Safety (written by J. W. Rickard and originally published in 2010). It is available at the Air Safety Group website.