PACTS Response to Law Commission Consultation Paper – Automated Vehicles

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) has asked the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission to undertake a far-reaching review of the legal framework for automated vehicles, and their use as part of public transport networks and on-demand passenger services. This is a three-year project running from March 2018 to March 2021. As part of this review, PACTS has responded to the Law Commissions […]

Department for Transport Consultation on New Cycling Offences

Between August and November 2018, the Department for Transport held a consultation on New Cycling Offences: Causing Death or Serious Injury When Cycling. The consultation documents and proposals are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/new-cycling-offences-causing-death-or-serious-injury-when-cycling Whilst PACTS broadly supports the proposals to introduce new offences, we have a reservations and caveats. In particular: Overall, we support the legislation because no alternative is proposed. However, rather than creating legislation specifically targeted at cyclists, we would […]

PACTS has submitted written evidence to the Select Committee Inquiry into ‘Improving Air Quality’

In November, PACTS submitted written evidence to the ‘Improving Air Quality’ inquiry that focuses on the interplay between the Government’s air quality policies and road safety.

PACTS response to European Commission’s consultation on vehicle safety regulations

PACTS has submitted a response to the European Commission’s consultation on GSR and PSR. The submission can be read here.

PACTS Response to consultation on changing the default speed limit in built up areas across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.

PACTS has responded to the consultation by Mark Ruskell MSP, Green Party, on a Members Bill to change the default speed limit in built up areas across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.