Sentencing Council Consultation Response: Exceptional Hardship

PACTS has responded to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on changes to the Magistrates’ Court sentencing guidelines. The consultation proposed changes to the guidance on totting up disqualification and exceptional hardship. The changes are intended to offer clarity to judges on granting exceptional hardship. The proposed guidelines are as follows: New Exceptional Hardship Guidelines “When considering whether there are grounds to reduce or avoid a totting up disqualification the court should […]

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.

Department for Transport releases October Road Safety Newsletter

The Department for Transport has released its October edition of the Road Safety Newsletter.

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.