The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) has asked the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission to undertake a far-reaching review of the legal framework for automated vehicles, and their use as part of public transport networks and on-demand passenger services. This is a three-year project running from March 2018 to March 2021. As part of this review, PACTS has responded to the Law Commissions […]
Between August and November 2018, the Department for Transport held a consultation on New Cycling Offences: Causing Death or Serious Injury When Cycling. The consultation documents and proposals are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/new-cycling-offences-causing-death-or-serious-injury-when-cycling Whilst PACTS broadly supports the proposals to introduce new offences, we have a reservations and caveats. In particular: Overall, we support the legislation because no alternative is proposed. However, rather than creating legislation specifically targeted at cyclists, we would […]
In November, PACTS submitted written evidence to the ‘Improving Air Quality’ inquiry that focuses on the interplay between the Government’s air quality policies and road safety.
PACTS has submitted a response to the European Commission’s consultation on GSR and PSR. The submission can be read here.
PACTS has responded to the consultation by Mark Ruskell MSP, Green Party, on a Members Bill to change the default speed limit in built up areas across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.