Disappointing increase in GB deaths and serious injuries in Reported Road Casualties GB: 2014

The Department for Transport (DfT) today published their Reported Road Casualties Great Britain: Main Results 2014 which revealed that: There was an increase in the number of reported road deaths to 1,775 fatalities in 2014. This is 4% (62 deaths) higher than in 2013. It is the third lowest annual total fatalities on record after 2012 and 2013. The number of people seriously injured in accidents reported to the police […]

House of Commons Cycling Debate: 16th October

Cycling [Relevant Document: Third Report from the Transport Select Committee, Session 2014-15, Cycling Safety, HC 286] Madam Deputy Speaker (Dame Dawn Primarolo): Before I call Ian Austin to move the motion, let me clarify that there will be an eight-minute time limit on Back-Bench contributions to this debate, which is heavily subscribed. I ask Mr Austin to take no longer than 15 minutes. I will prompt him, but I am […]

ETSC publishes 8th Annual PIN Report

The ETSC have now released their 8th Annual Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) Report available for download on their website. The report reveals that the UK has been pushed off the top spot by Sweden and that Slovakia has made the greatest reductions in road deaths in 2013.

Infrastructure Bill Update: Order for Consideration

House of Lords: 26th June Order of Consideration Motion 3.38 pm Moved by Baroness Kramer That it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Infrastructure Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clause 1, Schedule 1, Clauses 2 and 3, Schedule 2, Clauses 4 to 10, Schedule 3, Clauses 11 to 23, Schedule 4, Clauses 24 to 26, Schedule 5, Clauses […]