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 […]

Road Deaths Still Not Reducing

The Great Britain road casualty statistics released by the Department for Transport today [4th August 2016] are worrying in a number of ways. Click the post for more information.

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 […]

One third of a million people may be killed or injured on GB roads 2011-2030, says report for PACTS

Press Notice: Issued Friday 21 March. Embargoed to 00:01 Monday 24th March 2014 Parliamentary group calls on Government to prevent one third of a million people being killed or seriously injured on British roads by 2030. A third of a million people will be killed or seriously injured on the roads in Great Britain over the two decades ending 2030 unless the government acts, according to a report1 commissioned by […]

21st Westminster Lecture

The 21st Westminster Lecture, Road casualties and public health: the open sewers of the 21st Century, was delivered by Danny Dorling, Professor of Human Geography, University of Sheffield, on 23rd November 2010 at Church House, Westminster. http://www.etsc.eu/documents/21%20Westminster%20Lecture_Programme.pdf Powerpoint presentation http://sheffield.ac.uk/geography/staff/dorling_danny/lectures