UK Road Safety – Seizing the Opportunities

In the run up to the General Election on June 8th, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on all political parties to commit to an overhaul of road safety in the next Parliament. After a period of rapid decline, the number of road deaths has remained unchanged in statistical terms since 2011. To assist a future Government, PACTS is publishing three papers by experts on safer […]

General Election 2017 – road safety manifesto commitments

Following the announcement of a UK General Election on June 8th, PACTS wrote to the major parties calling for a clear commitment to casualty reduction, backed by targets, to be included in their manifestos. Since then: PACTS welcomes Labour’s pledge for a ‘reset’ of the UK’s road safety vision, included in their manifesto: “After seven years of stalled progress, Labour will reset the UK’s road safety vision and ambitiously strive for […]

EDM 893: Priorities for Road Safety

PACTS Chair Barry Sheerman MP is the primary sponsor of Early Day Motion (EDM) 893 on the topic of ‘Priorities for Road Safety’; tabled on 18.03.15. “That this House welcomes the publication of Priorities for Road Safety by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (an All-Party Parliamentary Group); notes that these priorities include the setting of ambitious casualty reduction targets, measures to reduce drink and drug-driving, implementation of double/single British summertime, safer road […]