FIT TO DRIVE? Alcohol is the biggest reported impairment to driving, but motorists may be taking to the roads impaired without knowing it. This is according to a report published today by a leading road safety experts on behalf of PACTS. Fit to Drive? examines the law as it stands, factors affecting fitness, and gaps that need to be addressed. The report was written by Professor Oliver Carsten (Leeds University), […]
1st February Cycling Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the oral contribution of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of 19 January 2016, Official Report, column 1364, what the evidential basis is for his statement that his Department will go further still in raising cycling spending per head. Mr Robert Goodwill: Under the previous Government, spend on […]
PACTS’ submission to the Department for Transport’s consultation document Rail Regulation – Call for Evidence is now available (here) in PDF format.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has released its February 2016: Policy Update discussing: The Road Safety Statement; Drug-driving; Use of mobile phones whilst driving; The improved Highway Code; Collision Reporting and Sharing (CRASH); Cycling and walking strategy; Reported road casualties; The Prince Michael Road Safety awards; and Highways England. The Policy update is available here.
5th January Electric Vehicles Jim Cunningham (Coventry South): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 16 July 2015 to Question 6809, what progress his Department has made on allocating funding for investment into ultra-low emission vehicles and the infrastructure to support such vehicles. Andrew Jones: The government allocated more than £600 million to support the uptake and manufacture of ultra-low emission vehicles in the […]