Road Safety (No. 3)

Road Safety (No. 3)

Road Safety (No. 3)   Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)   21 February 2012 3.45 pm   Mr John Leech (Manchester, Withington) (LD): I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require drivers to undertake an eye test when renewing a driving licence; to make provision to reduce the permitted blood alcohol level for drivers from 80 […]

Daylight Saving Bill

Daylight Saving Bill

Rebecca Harris’ Private Member’s Bill to conduct a review of the evidence surrounding the benefits of daylight saving has now completed its Committee Stage in the House of Commons. This is the furthest that such a Bill has gone in recent years. It is now scheduled for Report Stage on January 20 2012. A link to the latest version of the Bill is attached. PACTS is a strong supporter of […]

Road Safety (No 2) 10 Minute Rule Bill

Road Safety (No 2) 10 Minute Rule Bill

Road Safety (No. 2)   Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23)   4.27 pm   Bob Russell (Colchester) (LD): I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision to reduce the permitted blood alcohol level for drivers from 80 mg per 100 ml of blood to 50 mg; to empower the police to suspend an individual’s driving […]

Causing serious injury by dangerous driving

Causing serious injury by dangerous driving

New Clause 15 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill was debated by its Public Bill Committee on the 13th October 2011. The Bill now goes on to the Report stage in the House of Commons on the 24th October 2011.     New Clause 15 Causing serious injury by dangerous driving ‘(1) The Road Traffic Act 1988 is amended as follows. (2) After section 1 insert— […]

Post Legislative Assessment of the Road Safety Act 2006

Post Legislative Assessment of the Road Safety Act 2006

The Department for Transport has published a post legislative assessment of the Road Safety Act. PACTS particularly welcomes the statement made that there are no plans to introduce graduated fixed penalty points for speeding. The document states that this is because of the increased use being made of remedial training as an alternative to prosecution. Read the full document at the link above. Download the document