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Policing Road Risk

Policing Road Risk

Road traffic enforcement is an essential tool for preventing unnecessary road death and injury and deterring illegal and dangerous driving behaviour. In recent years, new methods and technologies have transformed the enforcement process. This research project aims to give an independent analysis of the changing role of the police service in the context of rapid and accelerating technological change and emerging operational developments. It provides a focus on roads policing, […]

Annual Review 2003/2004

Annual Review 2003/2004

2003/2004

Use and Effectiveness

Use and Effectiveness

PACTS has produced a briefing on the safety implications of the cycle helmet its uses and effectiveness, which is accessible below. Cycle Helmets

Traffic Management Bill

Traffic Management Bill

The Traffic Management Bill Received Royal Assent on 22 July 2004. The House of Commons will considered Lords Amendments to the Traffic Management Bill on 15 July 2004 and reinstated the previous amendments removed by the Lords. The Traffic Management Bill received its third reading in the House of Lords on 8 July 2004. Raising the motorway speed limit to 80 mph was discussed but not approved (see PACTS Parliamentary […]

Criminal Justice Act 2003

Criminal Justice Act 2003

The Criminal Justice Bill had its Third Reading in the House of Commons on 17 November 2003.  The issue of Corporate Killing will be debated with New Clauses 11 and 12 tabled by Andrew Dismore MP.  In August 2000, PACTS responded to the government consultation “Reforming the Law on Involuntary Manslaughter”.  A copy of our response is available here.  In its response PACTS supported the introduction of a new offence […]