Scotland’s Road Safety Framework to 2030 – PACTS response

Scotland’s Road Safety Framework to 2030 – PACTS response

  PACTS has responded to the Transport Scotland consultation on Scotland’s Road Safety Framework to 2030. PACTS response Dec2020. The consultation document      

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 […]

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 […]

Highway Code consultation – Walking and Cycling

Highway Code consultation – Walking and Cycling

PACTS has responded to Department for Transport’s consultation on changes to the Highway Code to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians. While all road users have a responsibility for their own safety and for others, it is right that those in charge of the vehicles which can do more harm should take extra care of those more vulnerable. Among other things, the changes will clarify and strengthen the rights of […]

PACTS Response to the Roads Policing Review Call for Evidence

PACTS Response to the Roads Policing Review Call for Evidence

In July 2020, the Department for Transport launched a call for evidence on the subject of roads policing. This call for evidence seeks to identify what makes a difference in enforcement and how the capability and capacity of enforcement services can be enhanced. The Department for Transport (DfT) is carrying out this call for evidence as they are seeking to identify how the use of existing enforcement capabilities, and any […]