Beyond 2010 – A Holistic Approach to Road Safety in Great Britain

Beyond 2010 – A Holistic Approach to Road Safety in Great Britain

As we approach 2010 and the expiry of the current road safety strategy and casualty reduction targets, it is appropriate to consider how best to continue working towards reducing death and injury on the roads. More than a narrow analysis of casualty statistics outlining who, what, where and how people are being killed and seriously injured, this report aims to position road safety in a broader context. Transport is a […]

Research & Policy: Have we got the balance right? Claire Corbett

Research & Policy: Have we got the balance right? Claire Corbett

Since the shift towards reliance on evidence-led policies the amount and salience of road safety research commissioned by government and other public bodies has increased substantially. This paper examines research knowledge that has helped to inform recent policies contained in the 2005 Road Safety Bill and Consultation Paper on Offences involving Bad Driving and considers whether the balance between research and policy is about right, whether more research is needed […]

Policing Road Risk

Policing Road Risk

Road traffic enforcement is an essential tool for preventing unnecessary road death and injury and deterring illegal and dangerous driving behaviour. In recent years, new methods and technologies have transformed the enforcement process. This research project aims to give an independent analysis of the changing role of the police service in the context of rapid and accelerating technological change and emerging operational developments. It provides a focus on roads policing, […]

Use and Effectiveness

Use and Effectiveness

PACTS has produced a briefing on the safety implications of the cycle helmet its uses and effectiveness, which is accessible below. Cycle Helmets