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 […]

Written answers 1 to 5 February 2010

Written answers 1 to 5 February 2010

Monday 1 February 2010 Safety Belts: Young People Mr. Amess: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer of 6 January 2010, Official Report, column 326W, on driving: young people, if he will place in the Library a copy of the research to which the answer referred; and if he will make a statement. [314029] Paul Clark: The research referred to is Road Safety Research […]

Lords question on Speed Cameras

Lords question on Speed Cameras

Roads: Speed Cameras Question asked By Lord Trimble To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to reduce the number of speed cameras in the United Kingdom. Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, any decision to remove a camera is for local road safety partnerships, not the Government. The Department for Transport’s guidance on the deployment of cameras encourages road safety partnerships regularly to review their camera sites. Cameras in Scotland […]

Written Answers 25 to 29 January 2010

Written Answers 25 to 29 January 2010

Monday 25 January 2010 Driving Offences David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people in Northern Ireland were convicted of (a) a motoring offence that resulted in a fatality and (b) careless driving in each of the last two years. [312404] Paul Goggins: Table 1 gives the number of convictions for motoring offences causing death, while Table 2 gives convictions for careless driving (and […]

Work of the Committee in 2008 -2009

Work of the Committee in 2008 -2009

The Transport Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department for Transport and its associated public bodies. The Committee is one of the departmental select committees, the powers of which are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO No 152. These are available on the Internet via www.parliament.uk. The Committee’s report on the Rail White Paper, […]