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Safety and CO2: Can we both tackle climate change and continue to make road transport safer?

Safety and CO2: Can we both tackle climate change and continue to make road transport safer?

On November 23, PACTS joins forces with the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to undertake a closer look at whether and how we tackle climate change and continue to cut casualties on the roads. Cutting transport emissions and road casualties are policy objectives that should complement each other. Speakers at this half-day event will seek to identify how this can be done. Speakers on the […]

Is the recession helping to improve transport safety?

    Figures published by the International Transport Forum towards the end of July (http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/Press/PDFs/2009-07-22IRTAD.pdf) drew two conclusions from the OECD countries. First road deaths in 2008 showed a large reduction compared to 2007, as already shown in Great Britain’s figures published in June. Secondly, the economic recession could have played a part in this fall.         It is interesting to consider the extent that the recession […]

20th Westminster Lecture

20th Westminster Lecture

Putting People at the Centre: How to Enhance Road Safety in the 21st Century. Fred Wegman, Managing Director, SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research ABOUT THE SPEAKER Fred Wegman has been Managing Director of SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research since April 1999. He is an advisor to the Dutch Ministry of Transport and to the Dutch Parliament. He is Chairman of the ETSC working party on Road Safety Performance […]

Beyond 2010: The Challenges Ahead

Beyond 2010: The Challenges Ahead

Below are the presentations available for download on the PACTS website. Presentation 1: Safe and Sustainable Mobility Futures; David Bannister, Transport Studies Unit, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University. Presentation 2: Motoring Towards 2050- A Strategy for roads in a low carbon and lean expenditure future; Stephen Glaister, Director of the RAC Foundation Presentation 3: Human-centred driving – the next generation of road safety, Dr Mark Young, Human-Centred Design Institute, Brunel […]

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) Order 2009

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) Order 2009

This order considered in Grand Committee and laid before the House of Lords on 25 February 2009Download the document