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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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