Working together to reduce suicide in transport

Working together to reduce suicide in transport

Working together to reduce suicide in transport – the 26th Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety and the 5th lecture in the UN Decade of Action, was delivered by Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive of Samaritans, at the Palace of Westminster on 7th December. The lecture was opened by Claire Perry MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport and attended by around 80 people, including some 15 MPs and peers. Ian Stevens, Network Rail, commented on behalf of the rail […]

Conference presentations: Managing road safety – safe system in practice on local and national roads

Conference presentations: Managing road safety – safe system in practice on local and national roads

  The presentations from the PACTS Managing road safety conference are available below. Please contact joanne.mackel@pacts.org.uk if you have any problems accessing the presentations.   PACTS Conference Speech, Yvonne Mosquito, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner West Midlands The UK Government’s road safety strategy, Jessica Matthew, Deputy Director, Road User Licensing, Insurance and Safety, Department for Transport Highways England’s Road Safety Ambition , David Stones, Divisional Director, Professional and Technical Solutions, Highways […]

ETSC and PACTS event – tackling drink driving: sharing best practice in the UK and mainland Europe

ETSC and PACTS event – tackling drink driving: sharing best practice in the UK and mainland Europe

SMART policies for tackling drink driving Wednesday 14th October 2015, 14.00-17.00 Europe House 32 Smith Sq. London, SW1P 3EU ETSC and  PACTS held a national conference on tackling drink-driving  as part of the  SMART (Sober Mobility Across Road Transport) project. The  debate  addressed  policy  and  practice  on  education,  enforcement,  penalties,  rehabilitation, alcohol interlocks and other measures  to discourage  and prevent drink driving. The event presentations can be accessed here on the ETSC […]

Road Safety Analysis- 2015 Conferences

Road Safety Analysis- 2015 Conferences

Road Safety Analysis (RSA) will be hosting two conferences in 2015 titled ‘Think Agility: Intelligence, insight and innovation’ and will be taking place in Manchester (25th March) and London (1st April). The agenda has now been finalised for both events: MAST Dashboard – A revolution in simplifying collision analysis with casualty profiling Keynote speakers providing insight into using data to manage and direct resources How to engage with vulnerable groups using […]

Salford University- The Future of Road Safety 2015

Salford University- The Future of Road Safety 2015

Salford university is holding a conference, The Future of Road Safety 2015, on 24th June at Salford University, Manchester. Speakers will include PACTS Director David Davies, Emeritus Professor Stephen Stradling – Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University and Stuart Lovatt – Safety Action Plan Coordinator, Highways Agency. The conference will give those present the opportunity to discuss and debate the latest strategies and initiatives for improving road safety across the UK. Delegates will […]