Department for Transport releases April Road Safety Newsletter

The Department for Transport has released its April 2018 edition of the Road Safety Newsletter. The newsletter is written for the benefit of those working in the road safety field or who are interested in the topic.

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 Launches New Report On Young Road Users

  Zero tolerance on drink driving, additional hazard perception training and graduated forms of licensing should become the norm to help tackle the disproportionate risks faced by young drivers and motorcycle riders in Europe, according to the YEARS report (Young Europeans Acting for Road Safety), launched today (26 January 2017). Full report, Reducing casualties involving young drivers and riders, is available here: YEARS Policy Report More than 3,800 young people (aged […]

PACTS and ETSC conference to launch YEARS project report

  YEARS (Young Europeans Acting for Road Safety) is a project run by ETSC and PACTS which seeks to gain a better understanding of young people (aged approximately 15-25) and the risks they face on the road. This policy report written by PACTS looks at the current situation in Europe, using the latest data on road deaths involving young people and the main risks they face in their first years […]

ETSC release 10th Annual PIN Report

More than 26,000 people died on EU roads last year, the first increase since 2001 according to the latest ETSC annual road safety performance index (PIN) report. Exceeding speed limits, drink or distracted driving and a failure to wear a seat belt are still the leading causes of death and serious injury across Europe, according to the researchers. Some countries are still making progress on road safety. At a conference […]