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Transport Select Committee publishes PACTS evidence to its Road Safety inquiry

Transport Select Committee publishes PACTS evidence to its Road Safety inquiry

The House of Commons Transport Select Committee has published (on 8th May 2019) PACTS’ written evidence to the Committee’s Road Safety enquiry. Read the PACTS submission here Details of the Committee’s inquiry are here  

PACTS launches new report: ‘Seat Belts: The Forgotten Road Safety Priority’

PACTS launches new report: ‘Seat Belts: The Forgotten Road Safety Priority’

A report published by PACTS, in association with Direct Line Group, on the 30th of April 2019 reveals the problem of seat belt non-wearing in the UK. Seat Belts: The Forgotten Road Safety Priority shows that despite wearing rates of 98.6% for British car drivers, 27% of those who died in cars on the roads in 2017 were not wearing a seat belt. This amounts to more than 200 deaths; […]

GoSafe Wales Partnership Manager, Teresa Ciano, becomes PACTS director and trustee

GoSafe Wales Partnership Manager, Teresa Ciano, becomes PACTS director and trustee

Teresa Ciano, Partnership Manager of the Wales Road Casualty Reduction Partnership, GoSafe, has been appointed as a director and trustee on the PACTS Board. Teresa Ciano said, “I am honoured and pleased to be joining the PACTS Board.  Since I started working in Road Safety in 2005, I’ve followed their work closely in promoting transport safety for public benefit and their skill in offering research based solutions.  I will be focused on […]

Conference presentations: Driving Down Risk – work-related road safety in the gig economy era

Conference presentations: Driving Down Risk – work-related road safety in the gig economy era

Presentations from the day Morning keynote, Karl Turner MP, Shadow Minister for Road Safety Work-related road safety – current HSE initiatives, Alan Craddock, Head of Transport and Public Services Unit, Health & Safety Executive Work-related road safety – the DVSA’s approach, Mark Winn, Chief Driving Examiner, DVSA Government support for tackling WRRS and the Driving for Better Business programme, Pauline Reeves, Deputy Director, Road User Licensing, Insurance and Safety, Department […]

Another step towards roadside evidential breathalysers – MEBTI competition Stage 2

Another step towards roadside evidential breathalysers – MEBTI competition Stage 2

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has been awarded a grant by the Secretary of State for Transport to run a competition to encourage the development of mobile evidential breath testing instruments (sometimes referred to as roadside evidential breathalysers) which meet Home Office type approval requirements. The competition aims to result in one or more type approved instruments which can be operated by police forces throughout the UK […]