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The new transport agenda – the new normal

The new transport agenda – the new normal

The Covid-19 pandemic has had terrible consequences, for people and the economy. We may have a vaccine soon but and the crisis is far from over and more restrictions and adaptation seem inevitable. How will this impact decarbonisation of transport? The pandemic has changed the transport realities, perhaps irreversibly. Now, more than at any stage in my lifetime, the UK has the best chance of fundamentally changing transport for the […]

EC Road Assessment questionnaire

The EC is developing a methodology for a common network-wide road safety assessment and a safety rating system for classification of the existing road network in categories, to provide guidance to Member States in accordance to the amendments to Directive 2008/96/EC on Road Infrastructure Safety Management (revised Directive 2019/1936). The European Transport Safety Council is contributing and PACTS is assisting ETSC. PACTS has completed the questionnaire issued by the National […]

PACTS/Agilysis Constituency Road Safety Dashboard 2020

PACTS/Agilysis Constituency Road Safety Dashboard 2020

The PACTS/Agilysis Constituency Road Safety Dashboard provides unique information about all reported casualties and the other vehicles involved for each GB parliamentary constituency. With clear tables, maps and graphics, users can filter for particular information. It has been constructed by Agilysis for PACTS and is designed to assist MP’s. It is available online, free to everybody. Watch the demo video.  Conventional reports focus on casualty numbers, based on injured road […]

PACTS Report: What kills most on the roads?

PACTS Report: What kills most on the roads?

Covid-19 has had terrible consequences. It has also turned the transport agenda upside-down, showing that major change is possible, necessary and desirable. The government is investing in active travel and safety is crucial to encouraging more people to walk and cycle. This PACTS report calls on the government to adopt new analysis that highlights danger, not vulnerability, and the vehicles that most put others’ lives at risk. What kills most […]

Automatic Lane Keeping Systems – PACTS response to CCAV consultation

Automatic Lane Keeping Systems – PACTS response to CCAV consultation

PACTS has responded to the government consultation on the regulations for Automatic Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS). We accept they may be useful on motorways in slow moving traffic (below 37mph) but we are opposed to their use at higher speeds or on other roads for which it was not designed and safety has not been assessed. Vehicles fitted with ALKS should not be registered as Autonomous Vehicles with DVLA. The […]