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.

Department for Transport releases December Road Safety Newsletter

The Department for Transport has released its December edition of the Road Safety Newsletter.   The newsletter is been written for the benefit of those working in the road safety field or who are interested in the topic. The newsletter covers: The Government’s Safer Roads Fund to improve dangerous roads The Mobile Phone Penalty Increase The AA Trust’s Driver Distraction Campaign The THINK! Drink Driving Christmas Campaign Highways England’s ‘Driving In The […]

Bus Services Bill 2016-17. PACTS submits written evidence to Transport Select Committee.

The Bus Services Bill 2016-17 is currently making its way through the UK Parliament. Yesterday, the Government released new publications relating to the Bill: Publication: HL Bill 58(e) Amendments for Report Publication: HL Bill 58 Running List of all Amendments on Report   PACTS provided written evidence to the Transport Select Committee on the Bus Services Bill 2016-17 that can now be viewed in its entirety here.  

Fatal train accidents on Britain’s and Europe’s main line railways

Professor Andrew Evans has updated his papers on fatal train accidents in Britain and Europe. ‘Fatal Accidents to Britain’s mainline railways’ updates the author’s previous statistical analyses of fatal train accidents on running lines on the national railway system of Great Britain to the end of 2015, based on fatal accident data over the 47-year period 1967 to 2015. There were no fatal train collisions, derailments or overruns in 2015 for the eighth […]

PACTS Newsletter: July 2016

Brexit and a new UK Government – implications for transport safety A month of change It now almost goes without saying that the political and indeed other events following the UK referendum of 23rd June have been more momentous, unpredictable and fast-moving than anyone could have imagined. Brexit, a new Prime Minister, a comprehensive cabinet reshuffle, mass resignation from the Shadow Cabinet and a Labour Party leadership contest underway. Less […]