MEBTI Stage 3 Competition – Deadline extended to 31 March 2021

MEBTI Stage 3 Competition – Deadline extended to 31 March 2021

The Secretary of State for Transport has approved PACTS’ recommendation for a three-month extension to the deadline for Stage 3 of the MEBTI competition, to 31 March 2021. This is in light of the difficulties facing the industry arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. Background PACTS is running a competition, with funding from the Department for Transport, to encourage companies to develop “roadside” breath-testing equipment, of an evidential standard, and to […]

The new transport agenda – the new normal

The new transport agenda – the new normal

The Covid-19 pandemic has had terrible consequences, for people and the economy. We may have a vaccine soon but and the crisis is far from over and more restrictions and adaptation seem inevitable. How will this impact decarbonisation of transport? The pandemic has changed the transport realities, perhaps irreversibly. Now, more than at any stage in my lifetime, the UK has the best chance of fundamentally changing transport for the […]

Webinar: ‘What kills most on the roads’

Webinar: ‘What kills most on the roads’

Yesterday we hosted a webinar to discuss our report ‘What kills most on the roads’. It is now available for catchup. Great support from the UK Department for Transport and an engaged audience. Webinar link

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 […]