Road Safety PQs in May 2018

Road Safety PQs in May 2018

The All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group secretariat has listed cycling-related road safety Parliamentary Questions put in May 2018. See Parliamentary Questions May 2018  

MEBTI competition – towards evidential breath test instruments

MEBTI competition – towards evidential breath test instruments

PACTS to run £350,000 competition. The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has been awarded a grant by the Secretary of State for Transport to run a competition to encourage the development of mobile evidential breath testing instruments (MEBTI) which meet Home Office type approval requirements. Up to £350,000 will be available to encourage manufacturers in this sector to invest in devices which meet the UK standard. Currently, when […]

Department for Transport releases April Road Safety Newsletter

Department for Transport releases April Road Safety Newsletter

The Department for Transport has released its April 2018 edition of the Road Safety Newsletter. The newsletter is written for the benefit of those working in the road safety field or who are interested in the topic.

Former Chief Inspector, RAIB, to head PACTS Rail Safety group

Former Chief Inspector, RAIB, to head PACTS Rail Safety group

Carolyn Griffiths, founder of the UK’s Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) and Chief Inspector during its first 10 years of operations has accepted the role of Chair of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety Rail Safety Working Party. The unpaid appointment is for three years. Carolyn replaces David Morris, former Chair of CIRAS, who stepped down at the end of 2017. She will be assisted by Vice-Chair, John Abbott, […]

The Road Safety Management Capacity Review (RSMCR) is expected to be published late spring 2018

The Road Safety Management Capacity Review (RSMCR) is expected to be published late spring 2018

In 2017 the Department for Transport (DfT) commissioned a road safety management capacity review (RSMCR). This was a recommendation by PACTS in 2015[1] and PACTS was pleased that it was accepted by DfT and included in its 2015 British Road Safety Statement. The DfT is expected to publish the report in full in late spring 2018.