Road Deaths Still Not Reducing

The Great Britain road casualty statistics released by the Department for Transport today [4th August 2016] are worrying in a number of ways. Click the post for more information.

PACTS Newsletter: July 2016

Brexit and a new UK Government – implications for transport safety A month of change It now almost goes without saying that the political and indeed other events following the UK referendum of 23rd June have been more momentous, unpredictable and fast-moving than anyone could have imagined. Brexit, a new Prime Minister, a comprehensive cabinet reshuffle, mass resignation from the Shadow Cabinet and a Labour Party leadership contest underway. Less […]

PACTS welcomes new Transport Secretary

Chris Grayling appointed Secretary of State for Transport (14th July 2016). Statement released by PACTS. Reacting to the news that Chris Grayling has been appointed Secretary of State for Transport, David Davies, Executive Director for the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) said: “We welcome Chris Grayling to the post of Secretary of State for Transport and wish him success. While Transport may not be top of the Whitehall […]

Dft Consultation on use of mobile phones whilst driving: PACTS response

The Department for Transport (DfT) has held a consultation seeking views on ‘changes to the Fixed Penalty Notice and penalty points for the use of a hand-held mobile phone whilst driving’. The full details of the consultation can be found here. PACTS has given a full response to the consultation. That response is available here. The consultation is now closed and the DfT are now analysing the feedback received.

Rail Regulation: PACTS response to a call for evidence

PACTS’ submission to the Department for Transport’s consultation document Rail Regulation – Call for Evidence is now available (here) in PDF format.