Road Traffic Accidents (Compensation and Sentencing)

Road Traffic Accidents (Compensation and Sentencing)

Mr. Rob Wilson (Reading, East) (Con): It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Miss Begg. I am also pleased to have secured this important debate on road traffic accident compensation and sentencing. I accept that the title is broad, but I hope to raise several different but interconnected issues on the subject. Specifically, I would like to take the opportunity to discuss two constituency cases, those of Mr. […]

Written Answers 22 to 26 February 2010

Written Answers 22 to 26 February 2010

Monday 22 February 2010 Driving Instruction Angus Robertson: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many driving instructors qualified in each of the last three years. [318035] Paul Clark: The number of newly qualified approved driving instructors entering the Register of Approved Driving Instructors, in each of the last three years, is shown in the following table. Number qualified 2007 4,485 2008 4,749 2009 4,485 Angus Robertson: […]

Petition – Pedestrian Crossings

Petition – Pedestrian Crossings

Ms Celia Barlow (Hove) (Lab): I am privileged to present a petition signed by more than 200 of my constituents calling for the creation of a safe pedestrian crossing at the junction of Old Shoreham road, Neville road and Sackville road in Hove. Of the 212 residents of the five roads at Painters Corner, all but two signed the petition, showing that it has 99 per cent. support. Residents have […]

Written Answers 8 to 12 February 2010

Written Answers 8 to 12 February 2010

Monday 8 February 2010 Driving Offences Mr. Goodwill: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what mechanisms have been established to enable data sharing in respect of fixed penalty motoring offences between the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Irish Garda in accordance with the principle of mutual recognition of financial penalties. [315998] Paul Goggins: Roads Policing Policy in Northern Ireland is a devolved matter for the […]

Three Strikes to Embrace Life

Three Strikes to Embrace Life

  Last month has seen two adverts highlighting the importance of wearing a seat belt. The Department for Transport re-released a THINK campaign on the fatal consequences of not wearing a seat belt and the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) has created ‘Embrace Life’.  Both take different approaches – it’s interesting to compare them. Since its launch, ‘Embrace Life’ has been seen in 101 counties. The film was directed by Daniel […]