PACTS Comments on DfT Business Plan

PACTS Comments on DfT Business Plan

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) today welcomed the publication of the Business Plan for the Department for Transport. Commenting on the plan, Robert Gifford, Executive Director of PACTS, said “It is good to see the priorities of the department over the next four years listed in this way. This reflects an increasing commitment to openness and transparency shown by governments in this country. “It is also good […]

PACTS COMMENTS ON 2009 PROVISIONAL ESTIMATES FOR ROAD ACCIDENTS INVOLVING ILLEGAL ALCOHOL LEVELS

PACTS COMMENTS ON 2009 PROVISIONAL ESTIMATES FOR ROAD ACCIDENTS INVOLVING ILLEGAL ALCOHOL LEVELS

FOR IMMEDIATE USE                                                                                                                 AUGUST 5TH 2010 PACTS COMMENTS ON 2009 PROVISIONAL ESTIMATES FOR ROAD ACCIDENTS INVOLVING ILLEGAL ALCOHOL LEVELS The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety today observes that the provisional numbers of road deaths involving illegal alcohol levels in 2009 are lower than in 2008 despite the number of accidents involving illegal alcohol levels remaining unchanged. Commenting on the provisional results, Eleanor Besley, Policy and Research Officer at […]

Letter to Philip Hammond MP

Letter to Philip Hammond MP

A letter was sent to Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Transport regarding the application of recommendations made in the Report of Sir Peter North’s Review into Drink and Drug Driving Law. The letter has been signed by a number of organisations linked to the public health sector. Download the document

PACTS COMMENTS ON REPORT ROAD CASUALTIES GREAT BRITAIN MAIN RESULTS 2009

PACTS COMMENTS ON REPORT ROAD CASUALTIES GREAT BRITAIN MAIN RESULTS 2009

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety today welcomed the further fall in road casualties shown in the Main Results issued this morning by the Department for Transport: http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/statistics/datatablespublications/accidents/casualtiesmr/rrcgbmainresults2009   Commenting on the results, Robert Gifford, Executive Director, said “The fall of 12% in deaths between 2008 and 2009 is higher than we predicted earlier in the week. It also far exceeds any fall in motorised traffic during the year. […]

PACTS COMMENTS ON NORTH REVIEW

PACTS COMMENTS ON NORTH REVIEW

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) today welcomed the review of drink and drug driving law written by Sir Peter North. Commenting on the report, Robert Gifford, Executive Director of PACTS, said “Sir Peter is a well-respected legal figure with a track record of analysing road traffic law. As you would expect, his report is both thorough and comprehensive. “His key recommendation to lower the current alcohol limit […]