PACTS

500,000 deaths ‘a grim and shaming milestone’

04/06/2024

Sixty organisations have set out four ‘life-saving priorities’ for the next government as the UK passed 500,000 road deaths since records began in 1926.

PACTS manifesto sees 33 bodies sign on for 'immediate' road safety action

16/05/2024

Parliament's road safety advisers have co-ordinated a manifesto with the support of 33 organisations calling for 'immediate and strategic action' to address road fatalities and serious injuries.

PACTS boss' blistering attack on DfT for withholding information

13/10/2022

The head of an influential transport safety group has launched a scathing attack on the Department for Transport (DfT) for its failure to respond to FOI requests on important road safety information.

Lugg to chair PACTS working group

17/04/2020

Matthew Lugg OBE has been selected to chair the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) Road Environment Working Party.

One in four people killed in car crashes not wearing seat belts

30/04/2019

A leading road safety charity has called for new measures to increase seat belt use after a report showed a disproportionate number of people dying in cars on the roads are not wearing the compulsory safety devices.

PACTS report shows Britain has safe roads, but not for pedestrians

21/09/2016

A report published by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) suggests that Great Britain has consistently been among the world’s countries with the lowest rates of road deaths, but there are areas where the country does not compare well.

Road deaths continue to rise

04/08/2016

Statistics released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show a two per cent increase in the number of people killed or seriously injured on Britain’s roads over the last year to 31 March 2016.

Roads sector welcomes Grayling appointment

20/07/2016

The appointment of Chris Grayling as the government’s new Transport Secretary has been welcomed by the highways sector.

Report claims cuts to police enforcement are impacting on road safety

22/06/2016

Declines in the level of police enforcement of traffic offences are contributing to Europe’s failure to cut the numbers dying in road collisions, according to two new reports on road safety.

Pedestrians most at risk in November, analysis finds

11/11/2015

Pedestrian casualties on Britain’s roads peak in November each year, according to new analysis from Direct Line Car Insurance and PACTS (Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety).

RAC and PACTS report shows varied road casualty rates

26/05/2015

Progress made in cutting death and injury on roads across the UK has varied dramatically over the past five years, according to a report carried out by the RAC Foundation and the Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety (PACTS).

UK pushed off top place in road casualty rankings

26/06/2014

The UK no longer tops the international league table for road safety, according to government figures released today (26 June).

PACTS calls for action over road safety

24/03/2014

A third of a million people will be killed or seriously injured on the roads in Great Britain over the two decades ending 2030 unless the government acts, according to a report commissioned by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS).

Level crossing safety under the spotlight

25/06/2013

An inquiry into the safety of the UK’s 8,000 level crossings is set to take place.

Report finds safer roads are needed for all

08/05/2013

Pedestrian safety measures should look for separate solutions for adults and children, according to a report carried out on behalf of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS).

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