One third of a million people may be killed or injured on GB roads 2011-2030, says report for PACTS

One third of a million people may be killed or injured on GB roads 2011-2030, says report for PACTS

Press Notice: Issued Friday 21 March. Embargoed to 00:01 Monday 24th March 2014 Parliamentary group calls on Government to prevent one third of a million people being killed or seriously injured on British roads by 2030. A third of a million people will be killed or seriously injured on the roads in Great Britain over the two decades ending 2030 unless the government acts, according to a report1 commissioned by […]

UK Air Safety Group response to Flight Time Limitations

UK Air Safety Group response to Flight Time Limitations

The UK Air Safety Group, with whom  PACTS work closely, has recently published an open letter to UK MEPs which expresses great concerns over the recent EU parliamentary vote on Aviation Safety and airline flight crews’ Flight Time Limitations (FTL) scheme, as proposed by European Aviation Safety Agency. The letter is available here.

PACTS Appoints New Road Environment Group Leader

PACTS Appoints New Road Environment Group Leader

  International road safety expert, Heather Ward, has been appointed as chair of the Road Environment working party of PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. For the full press release please click the link here.

Government’s U-Turn on Young Driver Safety

Government’s U-Turn on Young Driver Safety

19 December 2013                                                                                                             GOVERNMENT’S U-TURN ON YOUNG DRIVER SAFETY   Once again, the safety of young […]

Westminster Lecture Press Release: The Dangers of Fatigue

Westminster Lecture Press Release: The Dangers of Fatigue

 3 November 2013  COMMON DRIVER FATIGUE SIMILAR TO DRINK-DRIVING It is common for people in the UK to drive with levels of fatigue that are associated with some loss of ability similar to, and sometimes beyond what is seen at the legal alcohol limit for driving, according to fatigue and transport expert Dr Robert Hunter. Speaking at the Parliamentary Advisory Council on Transport Safety’s Westminster Lecture on Wednesday night (4 Dec)* […]