EDM 893: Priorities for Road Safety

EDM 893: Priorities for Road Safety

PACTS Chair Barry Sheerman MP is the primary sponsor of Early Day Motion (EDM) 893 on the topic of ‘Priorities for Road Safety’; tabled on 18.03.15. “That this House welcomes the publication of Priorities for Road Safety by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (an All-Party Parliamentary Group); notes that these priorities include the setting of ambitious casualty reduction targets, measures to reduce drink and drug-driving, implementation of double/single British summertime, safer road […]

EDM 536: Road Safety Week

EDM 536: Road Safety Week

PACTS Chair Barry Sheerman MP is the primary sponsor of Early Day Motion (EDM) 536 on the topic of ‘Road Safety Week’; tabled on 21.11.14 . The EDM states: “That this House welcomes National Road Safety Week, 17 to 23 November 2014; notes the contribution of many public and private sector organisations to the reduction in road casualties over several decades; further notes particularly the decision this week of the Scottish Parliament to […]

Early Day Motion: National Road Victim Month

Early Day Motion: National Road Victim Month

Early Day Motion (289): National Road Victim Month was sponsored by Greg Mulholland, MP: ‘That this House commends the national road safety charity RoadPeace for organising National Road Victim Month every August to remember those killed or injured on our roads; notes that August is a particularly poignant month since the first person ever killed in the UK by a car, Bridget Driscoll, died on 17 August 1896; further notes […]

Early Day Motion; Highways Agency

Early Day Motion; Highways Agency

Early Day Motion (241): Highways Agency sponsored by John McDonnell states: ‘That this House agrees with the findings of the Transport Select Committee, expressed in March 2014, that the case for the removal of the Highways Agency from the direct control of accountable Ministers has not been made; believes that the proposed changes of the status of the Highways Agency to a Government-owned company is the first step towards full […]

Early Day Motion: Autonomous Emergency Braking

Early Day Motion: Autonomous Emergency Braking

Early Day Motion 161: Autonomous Emergency Braking sponsored by Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Peter Bottomley, John McDonnell, Jeremy Corbyn, Jim Shannon and David Simpson: ‘That this House congratulates Thatcham Research for its Stop the Crash campaign to raise awareness about the safety benefits of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) systems; notes the growing body of research showing that AEB reduces the occurrence of low speed crashes by around 20 per cent as […]