Robert Gifford, Executive Director of PACTS, has written to the Secretary of State for Transport, Philip Hammond, setting out policy challenges for the Department for Transport in the coming months, following the recent Gerneral Election and subsequent Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. To read the letter, click on the link here.
Improving transport safety does not tend to be a party political issue. Transport, after all, is more of a means to an end than an end in itself. In addition, very few politicians have made a career out of transport policy. However, there are some key priorities for the next Parliament if we are to continue to make progress towards having the safest transport system in the world. As transport […]
PACTS COMMENTS ON LATEST ROAD CASUALTY FIGURES
The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) today publishes its independent analysis of progress towards the 2010 road casualty reduction targets. March 1 marks the tenth anniversary of the publication “Tomorrow’s Roads: Safer for Everyone” by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. The analysis is based on data up to the end of 2008. Confirmed casualty data for 2010 will not be available until June 2011. […]
PACTS COMMENTS ON DfT PLUG-IN CAR GRANT SCHEME