Bus Services Bill passes through Third Reading in the House of Commons

PACTS pushed for amendments to the Bus Services Bill that focused on bus safety. The Bus Services Bill has now passed through its Third Reading in the House of Commons.

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).

Transport Select Committee publishes Bus Services Bill Report.

The Transport Select Committee’s report into the Bus Services Bill has been published (25th November 2016). Available in full here. Welcoming publication of the report, PACTS Executive Director David Davies said: “The Bus Services Bill is an enabling Bill and the Transport Committee has understandably focused on the procedural arrangements for franchising and partnerships. PACTS submitted evidence about the need to specify a duty of safety and reporting arrangements. The […]

PACTS Urges Chancellor to remember Road Safety funding as part of the Autumn Statement

PACTS has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Right Honourable Phillip Hammond MP, ahead of this year’s Autumn Statement, asking him to ensure vital funding for road safety.   Capital investment is important but so too is resource spend. Without a sufficiently large and stable core of expert and experienced staff, it will not be possible to undertake the actions set out in the Statement. That in turn will jeopardise […]

PACTS Newsletter: December 2015

A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at PACTS. We wish you all safe and comfortable travel during this time of year! Government News Department for Transport Road safety minister Andrew Jones MP has said that the Department for Transport (DfT) may publish its Road Safety Statement very soon. No date has been announced but we understand it may be imminent. The National Cycling and […]