PACTS signs joint letter to Minister on vehicle standards

PACTS signs joint letter to Minister on vehicle standards

In a joint letter to the DfT, PACTS has urged new Minister Jesse Norman MP to support improvements to European legislation and to champion continued improvements under UK legislation regarding minimum standards for vehicles, post-Brexit.

PACTS reminds Government not to overlook safety in air quality moves

PACTS reminds Government not to overlook safety in air quality moves

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on the Government not to overlook safety needs in its rush to improve air quality.

UK Road Safety – Seizing the Opportunities

UK Road Safety – Seizing the Opportunities

In the run up to the General Election on June 8th, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on all political parties to commit to an overhaul of road safety in the next Parliament. After a period of rapid decline, the number of road deaths has remained unchanged in statistical terms since 2011. To assist a future Government, PACTS is publishing three papers by experts on safer […]

PACTS Launches New Report On Young Road Users

PACTS Launches New Report On Young Road Users

  Zero tolerance on drink driving, additional hazard perception training and graduated forms of licensing should become the norm to help tackle the disproportionate risks faced by young drivers and motorcycle riders in Europe, according to the YEARS report (Young Europeans Acting for Road Safety), launched today (26 January 2017). Full report, Reducing casualties involving young drivers and riders, is available here: YEARS Policy Report More than 3,800 young people (aged […]

Road Deaths Still Not Reducing

Road Deaths Still Not Reducing

The Great Britain road casualty statistics released by the Department for Transport today [4th August 2016] are worrying in a number of ways. Click the post for more information.