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), […]

Westminster Lecture Press Release: The Dangers of Fatigue

 3 November 2013  COMMON DRIVER FATIGUE SIMILAR TO DRINK-DRIVING It is common for people in the UK to drive with levels of fatigue that are associated with some loss of ability similar to, and sometimes beyond what is seen at the legal alcohol limit for driving, according to fatigue and transport expert Dr Robert Hunter. Speaking at the Parliamentary Advisory Council on Transport Safety’s Westminster Lecture on Wednesday night (4 Dec)* […]