PACTS Newsletter: March 2015

PACTS Newsletter: March 2015

I hope you have heard quite a lot about PACTS since our last newsletter. In partnership with others, PACTS has sought to keep transport safety – particularly road safety – in the public eye. Parliament will be dissolved on 30 March 2015, with the general election to be held on 7th May. As an All-Party Parliamentary Group PACTS ceases to exist during this period although PACTS as a charity continues. […]

PACTS: November Newsletter

PACTS: November Newsletter

This newsletter summarises recent PACTS events and some of those planned as we the approach to the New Year. We also report on government transport safety matters, particularly the imminent reduction in the drink-drive limit in Scotland and progress with the Infrastructure Bill at Westminster.   PACTS Events October saw 130 delegates and speakers visit Thatcham Research for the PACTS Driverless Vehicles: from technology to policy conference, supported by Delphi. […]

PACTS Newsletter: August

PACTS Newsletter: August

Road casualties down but progress slows The Department of Transport released Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain: Main Results 2013 on 28th June 2014. The final statistics for 2013 showed a 2% reduction in those killed and a 6% reduction in reported serious injuries; child casualties fell 9% to 15,956. The Government hailed these as the “lowest since records began”. PACTS Executive Director, David Davies welcomed the falls but pointed […]

PACTS Newsletter: May 2014

PACTS Newsletter: May 2014

Elections ahead!! This is a year of elections, politics and opportunities. The European Parliament and local council elections (in England and Northern Ireland) will be held on 22nd May and the Scottish Independence Referendum on 18th September 2014. The general election for the UK Parliament is just one year away (7th May 2015) with Parliament likely to be dissolved on 30th March. The Scottish Government, Northern Ireland Assembly and Welsh […]

PACTS Newsletter: January/February 2014

PACTS Newsletter: January/February 2014

Forthcoming Events 2014 is likely to have a crucial bearing on the policies of the next UK Government. PACTS wants to ensure that road safety features highly. As we approach parliamentary elections in Europe and all parts of the UK, current road safety plans and programmes are nearing completion. The PACTS UK Road Safety Summit, on 27th March in central London, will outline the priorities, challenges and constraints for road […]