PACTS comments on Q2 2011 Provisional Road Casualties

PACTS comments on Q2 2011 Provisional Road Casualties

FOR IMMEDIATE USE               NOVEMBER 3 2011 PACTS COMMENTS ON Q2 2011 PROVISIONAL ROAD CASUALTIES Commenting on the publication by the Department for Transport this morning of provisional road casualty figures to June 2011, Robert Gifford, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, said “Obviously it is good to know that in the year July 2010 to June 2011 road deaths overall were down. However, the good news […]

New Offence of Causing Serious Injury by Dangerous Driving

New Offence of Causing Serious Injury by Dangerous Driving

Commenting on the proposals from the Ministry of Justice for a new offence of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, Robert Gifford, Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, said “The main response to this proposal must be to ask: what exactly is meant by “serious injury”? The definition in Reported Road Casualties refers to a visit to accident and emergency or an overnight stay in hospital. […]

PACTS comments on Reported Road Casualties 2010

PACTS comments on Reported Road Casualties 2010

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 […]

Letter to The Times

Letter to The Times

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.

PACTS Comments on 2010 Reported Road Casualties

PACTS Comments on 2010 Reported Road Casualties

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 […]