Department for Transport: Policy update

The Department for Transport (DfT) has released its February 2016: Policy Update discussing: The Road Safety Statement; Drug-driving; Use of mobile phones whilst driving; The improved Highway Code; Collision Reporting and Sharing (CRASH); Cycling and walking strategy; Reported road casualties; The Prince Michael Road Safety awards; and Highways England. The Policy update is available here.

DfT Motoring Services Strategy Consultation: PACTS response

The Department for Transport (DfT) began a consultation seeking views on the strategic direction of their motoring services agencies over the life of this Parliament in November 2015, laid out in a document titled ‘Motoring Services Strategy: Consultation’. The DfT sought to reform the three main motoring services agencies so they are positioned to respond to changes in: motoring the way people and businesses operate in an increasingly digitally-driven world. PACTS […]

British Road Safety Statement Announced

The British Road Safety Statement was announced by Lord Ahmad in the Lord’s on 21st December 2015 and by Andrew Jones (by written statement) in the Commons on the 5th January 2016. PACTS’ briefing on the British Road Safety Statement is available here. Read the full document Working Together to Build a Safer Road System. Road Safety Statement at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/487704/british_road_safety_statement_print.pdf  

Government publishes Road Safety Statement

Announcement The Westminster Government has today (Monday 21st December) published its road safety statement. Working Together to Build a Safer Road System. British Road Safety Statement is intended to deliver on the Conservative Party’s manifesto commitment “to reduce the number of cyclists and other road users killed or injured on our roads every year”. With the House of Commons in recess, transport minister Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon informed Parliament: “My […]

DfT October Policy Update

The Department for Transport has released the October edition of it’s new monthly newsletter which is available here.