Project EDWARD is the European Day Without A Road Death (EDWARD) project. The long-term aim is to spearhead significant and sustained reduction in death and serious injury on roads across the world.
2017’s day of action will be on Thursday 21st September.
In a joint letter to the DfT, PACTS has urged new Minister Jesse Norman MP to support improvements to European legislation and to champion continued improvements under UK legislation regarding minimum standards for vehicles, post-Brexit.
Viscount Simon, vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety, delivered a speech on roads policing as part of the House of Lords debate on the Queen’s speech this week.
PACTS finds the delay extremely worrying and believes that this delay further demonstrates the case for a Road Collision Investigation Branch.
EMBARGOED till 00.01 Wednesday 11th February 2015 Issued 10th February 2015 PACTS welcomes the launch of driverless car trials by Government ministers Vince Cable and Claire Perry today [Wednesday 11th February] in Greenwich. The Government has completed a review of regulations which gives the green light to projects in Greenwich, Coventry, Milton Keynes and Bristol over the next two years. The review was necessary to ensure safety and legal clarity before […]