Opportunities in Road Safety – events timeline

EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND MAY CHANGE The PACTS timeline is available here The purpose of the timeline is to provide basic information on future events which may provide an opportunity to influence road safety. The categories used are based on the Safe Systems approach to road safety. This project has been made possible by funding from Rees Jeffreys Road Fund and Road Safety Trust If you would […]

Vacancy – Chair of PACTS Road User Behaviour Working Party

PACTS wishes to appoint a Chair of its Road User Behaviour Working Party – an important unpaid role within PACTS. After many years as Chair, Professor Oliver Carsten stood down in December 2018 so this post is now vacant. Applicants are invited to submit their CV and a short covering statement to PACTS by 10th February. If you would like to discuss it, please contact the Executive Director, David Davies: 020 7222 7732 […]

PACTS events calendar 2020

Calendar of PACTS events in 2020 EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS January 2020 15th    Policy & Research Committee, 12.00am-3.30pm Loughborough University, Loughborough. 20th   Rail Safety Working Party meeting, 1-4pm Network Rail, Eversholt Street, 1-4pm   February 2020 11th   Management & Finance Committee, 11am, Buckingham Court   March 2020 5th    PACTS Board meeting, 11.00am-1.00pm, Buckingham Court 5th    PACTS Members meeting 2.30-4.00pm, Grimond Room, Portcullis House [cancelled] TBC  […]

20mph Research Study – Summary and PACTS comment

The Department for Transport has today (22 November 2018) published the 20mph Research Study by Atkins, AECOM and Professor Mike Maher (UCL). It assesses the outcomes of introducing 20 mph speed limit schemes (ie reducing speed limits from 30mph to 20mph) in residential areas and town centres. These are generally on a wider scale, but “signs only”, ie without the traffic calming measures of earlier 20mph zones. They were introduced for […]

Westminster Hall Debate on Road Safety and the Legal Framework (20/11/2018)

For the third time in the last two months Parliamentary time was allocated to the issue of road safety in the Westminster Hall Debate on Road Justice and the legal framework held on the 20th of November 2018. The following MPs spoke at the debate: Ruth Cadbury Barry Sheerman Tim Farron Matt Western John Lamont Marcus Jones Liz McInnes Derek Thomas Jim Fitzpatrick Andrew Selous Judith Cummins Dr Sarah Wollaston […]