Commenting on Reported Casualties Great Britain 2010 published today by the Department for Transport, Robert Gifford, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, said “Obviously the continuing reduction in road deaths and injuries is welcome. This reflects the focus in Great Britain dating back to 1987 on reducing preventable death and suffering. This is an area where targets for reduction have led to a positive focus on […]
A letter signed by PACTS, four former road safety ministers and a number of representatives of the road safety community has been printed in The Times, regarding the Government’s Strategic Framework for Road Safety. Download the document here.
Commenting on figures published today by the Department for Transport showing road deaths at an all-time low, Robert Gifford, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS), said “These figures are obviously a good news story for the road safety profession and for the community that it serves. They are the result of over 20 years commitment to improving safety by successive governments of all parties and […]
A letter was sent to Mike Penning MP, Minister for Road Safety, regarding the setting of local speed limits. The letter was signed by a number of organisations. Available for download here.
PACTS CONDEMNS LOST OPPORTUNITY Commenting on the publication of the Government’s response to the North Review of Drink and Drug Driving and to the Transport Select Committee report on the same issue, Robert Gifford, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, said “It is deeply disappointing that the government has failed to take up this opportunity to save lives on our roads. “According to the Department’s own […]