With the second reading of the Graduated Driver Licence Scheme Bill 2013-14 due to receive it’s second reading in Parliament on Friday 25th October, PACTS has produced a briefing on the key aspects and potential outcomes of the Bill in question. The briefing is available in the link below: Graduated Driver Licence Briefing
RICA (Research Institute for Consumer Affairs) has released a guide designed to help older drivers make the right decisions to remain safe and independent when driving. This guidance was based on research carried out in May 2013 and PACTS contributed to the development of the guide. It is available at: http://www.rica.org.uk/content/driving-safely-life
The latest version of Prof Andrew Evans’ (Imperial College London) analysis of Fatal train accidents on Britain’s main line railways: end of 2012 analysis is now available at: https://workspace.imperial.ac.uk/cts/Public/Docs/FTAB2012.pdf This paper updates the author’s previous statistical analyses of fatal train accidents on running lines of the national railway system of Great Britain to the end of 2012, based on fatal accident data over the 46-year period 1967 to 2012. The paper examines […]
NEW DEAL NEEDED FOR YOUNG DRIVERS, SAYS PACTS Download the document The Government should thoroughly examine ways to improve the safety of young drivers and their passengers, says PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. It welcomes the forthcoming Government green paper on young driver safety. Despite public and parliamentary concern, successive governments have not got to grips with the issue, according to a policy paper from PACTS, issued […]
PACTS director Richard Allsop pays tribute to Barbara Sabey who died on 24 February 2013 after a career dedicated to road safety. A warm tribute to Dr Barbara Sabey by Prof Richard Allsop.