Flight Time Limitations

Flight Time Limitations

The Transport Committee has today (May 30 2012) published a report looking at the proposals for pilot flight time limitations published by the European Aviation Safety Agency. Rightly, the committee identifies that the longer periods of night flying that…

Flight Time Limitations report

Flight Time Limitations report

The Transport Committee has today (May 30 2012) published a report looking at the proposals for pilot flight time limitations published by the European Aviation Safety Agency. Rightly, the committee identifies that the longer periods of night flying that may be permitted under EASA could put passenger safety at risk. The full report can be accessed via the link.Download the document

Road Safety Inquiry

Road Safety Inquiry

Read all the latest information on the ongoing inquiry into road safety at the link above. Download the document

Transport Select Committee: Road Safety inquiry – PACTS submission

Transport Select Committee: Road Safety inquiry – PACTS submission

PACTS coordinated a response from 16 organisations: Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, European Transport Safety Council, Greensafe Foundation, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Institute of Highway Engineers, Institute of Road Safety Officers, Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, RAC Foundation, Road Safety Analysis, RoadSafety GB, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Thatcham – the Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre, TMS Consultancy, TRL (Transport Research Laboratory), Transport Safety Research Centre, Loughborough University. Taken together, […]

Transport Committee Report – 'Taxis and private hire vehicles: the road to reform'

Transport Committee Report – 'Taxis and private hire vehicles: the road to reform'

The Transport Select Committee published a report today calling for a legislative reform order to address problems posed by taxis and private hire vehicles (PHVs) operating outside of the district in which they are licensed – the phenomenon called ‘cross-border hire’. Launching the report, committee Chair Louise Ellman said, “The rules for taxis date back to 1847 and still refer to horse-drawn carriages. The rules for PHVs were set down […]