PACTS events calendar 2020

Calendar of PACTS events in 2020 EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS   January 2020 15th        Policy & Research Committee, 11.30am-3.30pm Loughborough University, Loughborough. 20th        Rail Safety Working Party meeting, 1-4pm, Network Rail, Eversholt Street, 1-4pm   February 2020 11th        Management & Finance Committee, 11am, Buckingham Court   March 2020 5th           PACTS Board meeting, 11.00am-1.00pm, Buckingham Court 5th           PACTS Members meeting 2.30-4.00pm, […]

Fatal train accidents on Britain’s and Europe’s main line railways

Professor Andrew Evans has updated his papers on fatal train accidents in Britain and Europe.

Links to both papers are included in the post.

Department for Transport releases December Road Safety Newsletter

The Department for Transport has released its December edition of the Road Safety Newsletter.   The newsletter is been written for the benefit of those working in the road safety field or who are interested in the topic. The newsletter covers: The Government’s Safer Roads Fund to improve dangerous roads The Mobile Phone Penalty Increase The AA Trust’s Driver Distraction Campaign The THINK! Drink Driving Christmas Campaign Highways England’s ‘Driving In The […]

Transport Select Committee publishes Bus Services Bill Report.

The Transport Select Committee’s report into the Bus Services Bill has been published (25th November 2016). Available in full here. Welcoming publication of the report, PACTS Executive Director David Davies said: “The Bus Services Bill is an enabling Bill and the Transport Committee has understandably focused on the procedural arrangements for franchising and partnerships. PACTS submitted evidence about the need to specify a duty of safety and reporting arrangements. The […]

PACTS Urges Chancellor to remember Road Safety funding as part of the Autumn Statement

PACTS has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Right Honourable Phillip Hammond MP, ahead of this year’s Autumn Statement, asking him to ensure vital funding for road safety.   Capital investment is important but so too is resource spend. Without a sufficiently large and stable core of expert and experienced staff, it will not be possible to undertake the actions set out in the Statement. That in turn will jeopardise […]