Safest Roads in the World…..?

The safest roads in the world – but not for pedestrians. PACTS today (21 September) published a new report showing that Great Britain has consistently been among the world’s countries with the lowest rates of road deaths. However, the report shows areas where the UK does not compare so well. Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of Britain’s road safety performance was commissioned by PACTS, researched by Brian Lawton and Chris Fordham of TRL, and […]

ETSC Report: Making Walking and Cycling on Europe’s Roads Safer

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has now published it’s 29th PIN Flash Report: Making Walking and Cycling on Europe’s Roads Safer. The report reveals that over the past 12 years 138,400 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in road traffic; while 7,600 people died in road traffic while cycling or walking in the EU in 2013 according to new research: the equivalent of a commercial airliner full of passengers being lost […]

Best Foot Forward! Safer Streets, Fewer Casualties, Better Health

This is a breakfast Meeting held in Westminster. Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport will deliver the keynote address. This will provide key information for Parliamentarians and senior stakeholders on the public health benefits of walking and ways to improve the public realm and safety for pedestrians. A copy of new research will be published at the Meeting. If you would like to attend this event please contact […]