Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy

Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy

Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy PACTS Conference, Wednesday 22nd October at Thatcham Research.  Driverless vehicles: from technology to policy will bring together vehicle technology experts and policy makers to explore how new technologies (driverless, driver assist and others) can best be exploited to reduce crashes, achieve casualty reductions and to improve safety for all road users. Vehicle demonstrations will include the following technology: Queue Assist Low Speed Autonomous Emergency […]

PACTS criticises “lamentable progress in reducing GB road deaths since 2010”

PACTS criticises “lamentable progress in reducing GB road deaths since 2010”

  GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS UK PUSHED OFF TOP PLACE IN ROAD CASUALTY RANKINGS   Government figures published today[1] (9.30am 26 June) confirm that UK no longer tops the international league table for road safety. Progress in reducing roads deaths since 2010 has slowed dramatically. Progress in GB slowed in 2013 with a decrease of only 2% in the number of people killed on the roads – from 1,754 deaths in 2012 […]

One third of a million people may be killed or injured on GB roads 2011-2030, says report for PACTS

One third of a million people may be killed or injured on GB roads 2011-2030, says report for PACTS

Press Notice: Issued Friday 21 March. Embargoed to 00:01 Monday 24th March 2014 Parliamentary group calls on Government to prevent one third of a million people being killed or seriously injured on British roads by 2030. A third of a million people will be killed or seriously injured on the roads in Great Britain over the two decades ending 2030 unless the government acts, according to a report1 commissioned by […]

PACTS submits ideas to the Transport Committee for future inquiries

PACTS submits ideas to the Transport Committee for future inquiries

PACTS has submitted suggestions to the Transport Select Committee following the Committee’s call for ideas on future inquiry topics: “PACTS would like to  suggest that the Transport Committee conduct a short inquiry into the Government’s policy on the safety of young drivers. This would be an update on your Committee’s earlier work (particularly Novice Drivers (HC355) and Road safety (HC506)). We recommend this subject because it is well established that young drivers […]

UK Road Safety Summit: The Way Ahead

UK Road Safety Summit: The Way Ahead

‘This is a must see event if you want to understand and influence future UK road safety strategies’ This conference will engage key stakeholders in open and practical debate about the future of UK road safety policy and practice, the common and the different challenges across the UK and the diversity in road safety policy which has developed in the past few years. Key topics include: Road safety policy in […]