PACTS conference: Street Legal – new ways to safe and compliant road use

Book now Deterring illegal or dangerous road use is vital to road safety. Detecting one offence can deter others. This conference will show how the government, police, technology, insurance and road safety sectors can work together to reduce casualties, fraud, lost revenue and more. Themes Uninsured driving Fraudulent insurance claims; whiplash Unlicensed drivers and untaxed or uninsured vehicles Telematics data Professional driver hours Health and Safety at work regulations Vehicle […]

Preventing Drug Driving in Europe: PACTS and ETSC launch new report

PACTS and ETSC have launched their new report into Preventing Drug Driving in Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels today (8th March 2017).

Fit to Drive?

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), […]

Department for Transport: Policy update

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.

Roads: Road Safety

Question 3 pm Asked by Lord Colwyn To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve road safety in the United Kingdom. Earl Attlee: My Lords, we are taking forward the measures set out in the Strategic Framework for Road Safety. Parliament has approved a new drug-driving offence and we will consult on the relevant limits shortly. We intend to publish a Green Paper on young drivers later this year. […]