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Fatal train accidents on Britain’s and Europe’s main line railways

Fatal train accidents on Britain’s and Europe’s main line railways

Professor Andrew Evans has updated his papers on fatal train accidents in Britain and Europe.

Links to both papers are included in the post.

Transport Safety APPG Vice-Chairman Viscount Simon delivers speech on roads policing

Transport Safety APPG Vice-Chairman Viscount Simon delivers speech on roads policing

Viscount Simon, vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety, delivered a speech on roads policing as part of the House of Lords debate on the Queen’s speech this week.

Herbert Smith Freehills: Connected and autonomous vehicles conference

Herbert Smith Freehills: Connected and autonomous vehicles conference

Herbert Smith Freehills Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Conference The advent of connected and autonomous driving technology is being hailed by many as a revolution in the automotive sector. But this is not the only sector that may be radically altered. The possible applications of this technology are far reaching and straddle a variety of different sectors including aerial, marine, public roads, private and public transportation, space, military, agriculture, mining and […]

Department for Transport delays publication of main 2016 Collision and Casualty results.

Department for Transport delays publication of main 2016 Collision and Casualty results.

PACTS finds the delay extremely worrying and believes that this delay further demonstrates the case for a Road Collision Investigation Branch.

Alcohol Interlocks: Towards a European approach for the fight against drink driving – 4th July, Edinburgh

Alcohol Interlocks: Towards a European approach for the fight against drink driving – 4th July, Edinburgh

Alcohol Interlocks: “Safe and Sober” Scotland event, Tuesday 4th July, Edinburgh The European Transport Safety Council, together with Road Safety Scotland and PACTS will hold a round-table event to raise awareness amongst policy makers, the private sector and key opinion leaders on how to develop a systematic approach to reducing alcohol misuse in road transport. The agenda (now finalised) includes the use of alcohol interlocks, enforcement actions and rehabilitation programmes. See […]