This newsletter summarises recent PACTS events and some of those planned as we the approach to the New Year. We also report on government transport safety matters, particularly the imminent reduction in the drink-drive limit in Scotland and progress with the Infrastructure Bill at Westminster. PACTS Events October saw 130 delegates and speakers visit Thatcham Research for the PACTS Driverless Vehicles: from technology to policy conference, supported by Delphi. […]
@SalternHelen@YouTube We have signed the petition. We took advice from @PACTS members. It is a complicated issue but we support a range of longer sentences. There is a particular problem with drink and drug driving. This will benefit from a parliamentary debate. Thank you and @lukey_t1 for raising it.
.@CharlotteV says "They are trials in the truest sense of the word, to see what works and what does not work. Nothing is being taken off the table. The national evaluation of trials ... are likely to be published towards the autumn of 2021."
The classic problems for GDL ...aspiring drivers are prepared to consider restrictions such as zero alcohol levels for newly qualified drivers but firmly reject suggestions such as a limit on carrying passengers. @racfoundationtwitter.com/CommonsTrans/s…
The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) is a registered charity. It has supported the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety
Its charitable objective is “To protect human life through the promotion of transport safety for the public benefit”. Its aim is to advise and inform members of the House of Commons and of the House of Lords on air, rail and road safety issues.
Supporters of the UN Second Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Founder member of the European Transport Safety Council: