PACTS Paper: The changing nature of driving for work and questions for safety policy and practice

On behalf of PACTS and in collaboration with the Transport Safety Commission’s Work-related Road Safety Forum, Dr Nicola Christie and Heather Ward from University College London and Dr Shaun Helman from the Transport Research Laboratory have produced a briefing paper on the issue of work-related road safety.

Transport Safety Commission Inquiry Report Published

Transport Safety Commission press release. Embargo – 00:01 hrs Wednesday 25 March 2015 Who should be responsible for road safety? More than 130 years after the first cars took to the UK’s roads there is still no single independent body that has responsibility for investigating and learning from the accidents that take place on the public highway. Since 1926 – when casualty figures were first recorded – some half a […]

Roads minister and regulators to give evidence to Transport Safety Commission, Thursday 20th November

The Transport Safety Commission will hold the final evidence session in its inquiry UK Transport Safety: who is responsible? on 20th November, 1-3pm in Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, Westminster. Witnesses include Road Safety Minister, Robert Goodwill MP; former road safety minister David Jamieson (now West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner); and senior representatives from the ORR, HSE and CAA. The Commission will inquire ask about transport safety regulation, policy and practice. Panel […]