After the General Election……

After the General Election……

  Ministerial appointments and roles have now been released. Rt. Hon. Patrick McLoughlin (MP for Derbyshire Dales) will remain in his position as Secretary of State for Transport at the DfT. Andrew Jones now has responsibility for road safety, national and local roads; Claire Perry continues with the main rail safety responsibilities; Robert Goodwill remains aviation minister; and Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has aviation security. The details. The ministerial team includes two incumbent ministers: Robert Goodwill […]

Constituency Road Safety Dashboard goes live

Constituency Road Safety Dashboard goes live

A new report and ‘road safety dashboard’ published today by PACTS and Direct Line Car Insurance calculates the casualty rates for residents of each parliamentary constituency relative to the local population. (Report Available here) The Parliamentary Constituency Road Safety Dashboard, published in the run up to the General Election on 7 May, is intended to make it easier for MPs to see the road casualty picture in their constituency. Using […]

Calls for Road Safety Election Pledge

Calls for Road Safety Election Pledge

A coalition of leading road safety organisations, including PACTS, has written to all Westminster parties urging them to include road safety as an election pledge and to commit any future government to reinvigorate efforts to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on the UK’s roads. The organisations emphasise that, despite progress, road traffic remains the biggest source of death and injury for young people and the biggest danger that most people face in their daily lives. The manifesto proposal is available here.   The supporters: […]

PACTS’ Road Safety Priorities for 2015

PACTS’ Road Safety Priorities for 2015

PACTS’ CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES FOR ROAD SAFETY PACTS has drawn up a list of priorities for road safety that would substantially reduce the level of death and injury on roads in the UK. PACTS will be discussing these with Government, political parties, parliamentarians, stakeholders and partners in the run-up to the General Election on 7th May 2015. Unless the Government acts, a third of a million people will be killed or seriously injured on the roads in Great […]

Conference presentations: UK Road Safety Summit: Drink, drugs & mobile phones

Conference presentations: UK Road Safety Summit: Drink, drugs & mobile phones

PACTS UK Road Safety Summit March 2015 programme and speaker presentations are available to download below PACTS UK Road Safety Summit presentations Download full programme If you have any problems downloading either the programme or the presentations please email joanne.mackel@pacts.org.uk for assistance.      Sponsored by: Supported by: