Join us as we delve into the challenges that hinder effective speed management, to identify barriers and showcase the progress that can drive UK road safety forward.
Tuesday 21st November 2023
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Why Speed? This conference aims to enhance comprehension of the existing barriers hindering the widespread adoption of the Safe System approach to speed management. It also seeks to spotlight areas where advancements are being achieved, facilitating the progression of road safety in the UK.
Date: Tuesday 21st November 2023
Conference starts: 9.00
Conference ends: 15.00
Location: Live online (via MS Teams)
|9.00||Welcome and conference outline from Jamie Hassal, Executive Director – PACTS|
|Session 1: 9.10 – 10.45 Setting the scene and the evidence|
|9.10||Unpacking the Safe System, why we MUST talk about speed!||Dan Campsall, Chairman – Agilysis|
|9.30||Speed – evidence, nonsense, and its central role in the safe system||Shaun Helmen, Chief Scientist: Behavioural Sciences – TRL|
|9.50||Speed relating to human factors and its role in travel choice||Pete Dyson, Author of ‘Transport for Humans’|
|10.15||RAP and Safe Speeds||Suzy Charman, Executive Director – Road Safety Foundation (RSF)|
|Session 2: 11.00 – 12.30 Case studies & Best practice|
|11.00||Speed Management Project for A and B class roads and compliance strategy including working with the police||Duncan Knox, Travel Team Manager – Road Safety & Sustainable School – Surrey County Council|
|11.30||Managing safe speeds in London and the growing role for Intelligent Speed Assistance technology||Bridget Elliott, Safety Strategy Manager – Safety, Health & Environment – TFL|
|11.50||The evidence supporting the introduction of a default 20mph speed limit on restricted roads in Wales||Kaarina Ruta, Transport Assistant – Welsh Local Government Association|
|12.10||Implementing speed management on the Strategic Road Network||Fiona McKenzie & Simon Edwards, National Highways|
|Session 3: 13.40 – 15.00 – News / Public Opinion / Barriers|
|13.40||Does Language in the media matter?||Becky Hadley & Laura Laker|
|14.00||Why we can’t delay||Matt Staton, Head of National Road User Safety Delivery – National Highways|
|14.30||To sum up||Dan Campsall, Chairman – Agilysis|
|14.40||Closing words||Jamie Hassal, Executive Director – PACTS|