Early Day Motion: Dangerous Parking Outside Schools

Early Day Motion: Dangerous Parking Outside Schools

EDM (81) with primary sponsor Peter Aldous MP: ‘That this House expresses its concern about dangerous parking outside schools; recognises the safety implications for children of parents parking outside schools on double yellow lines; acknowledges that parents and local residents are concerned that poor parking increases congestion and makes it harder for drivers to see children crossing the road, thereby potentially putting school children in danger; supports a campaign to […]

Early Day Motion: Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Early Day Motion: Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

John leech MP has sponsored an Early Day Motion (68) on the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill: ‘That this House welcomes the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly, which would amend drink-drive and driver training laws for Northern Ireland; further welcomes that the Bill introduces new lower blood alcohol content limits of 50mg/100ml for most drivers and 20mg/100ml for learner drivers and novice drivers in their first […]

Early Day Motion: Young Driver Safety

Early Day Motion: Young Driver Safety

Barry Sheerman MP, has sponsored an Early Day Motion (1025) on Young Driver Safety, stating that: ‘That this House notes with grave concern that almost a quarter of the road crashes resulting in death or serious injury in 2012 involved a driver under 24 years and that young, newly-qualified drivers are disproportionately involved in crashes, particularly catastrophic crashes involving multiple passengers, which has pushed up insurance premiums for young drivers; […]

EDM 1607 REPORT BY THE PARLIAMENTARY ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR TRANSPORT SAFETY ON WHERE NEXT FOR ROAD SAFETY?

EDM 1607 REPORT BY THE PARLIAMENTARY ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR TRANSPORT SAFETY ON WHERE NEXT FOR ROAD SAFETY?

Leech, John    That this House acknowledges the conclusions drawn in the report Tackling the Deficit: where next for road safety? by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety and the RAC Foundation on the importance of having a national strategy; notes the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s finding that countries with casualty reduction targets had 17 per cent lower fatalities than countries without targets; and calls on the Government […]

EDM 565 SLEEP APNOEA AND ROAD DEATHS

EDM 565 SLEEP APNOEA AND ROAD DEATHS

Dobbin, Jim That this House notes that obstructive sleep apnoea is a common sleep disorder potentially causing drowsiness during waking hours that makes falling asleep at the wheel much more likely; expresses concern that recent academic research suggested that one in six lorry drivers may suffer from the disorder; further notes that, if left undiagnosed and untreated, sufferers pose a direct threat to themselves and others on the road when […]