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MEPs vote in favour of new vehicle safety standards

21 February 2019 – Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) have voted to approve a range of new vehicle safety standards initially proposed by the European Commission in May last year.

New CAV Safety Hub website available

20 February 2019 – While road safety practitioners are aware of the future development of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV), there is a poor level of understanding of their likely contribution to improved safety.

A step closer to Automation. AEB and driver assistance systems

20 February 2019 – Leading car safety expert Matthew Avery from Thatcham Research demonstrates the rigorous scientific approach that goes into testing AEB systems.

Course on Road Safety Management

20 February 2019 – The Course on Road Safety Management will take place in Doha, Qatar between the 19th and the 21st November 2019.

NETS first ever Regional Satellite Conference

20 February 2019 – Whether you are responsible for leading an international road safety programme or managing a fleet of vehicles, you know that spreading safe driving messages to drivers in Latin America represents unique challenges.

Agenda complete ahead of 2019 Data Analysts’ Conference

20 February 2019 – Organised by Road Safety GB in partnership with Agilysis, the fourth edition of 'Joining the Dots' will take place in London on 5th March 2019.

PACTS conference: Driving Down Risk – work-related road safety in the gig economy era

18 February 2019 – The PACTS Spring Conference will take place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, SW1P 3EE.

Seatbelt and mobile phone use surveys:2017.

18 February 2019 – Seatbelt and mobile phone use surveys: 2017 - these reports the statistics on the proportion of drivers observed using mobile phones and wearing seat belts whilst driving in Great Britain.

Road Safety Since 2010 – Update with 2017 data

18 February 2019 – David Davies, Chief Executive Director of PACTS comments on its report 'Road Safety Since 2010 - Update with 2017 data'.

ISA essential for EU vehicle safety standards

18 February 2019 – On 21st February, the European Parliament’s Internal Market (IMCO) Committee will vote on critical new EU vehicle safety standards which include a proposal to make overridable ISA a mandatory technology on all new vehicles from 2022.

UK Drink Drive Casualty Estimates

14 February 2019 – Provisional estimates for 2017 show that between 240 and 330 people were killed in accidents in Great Britain where at least one driver was over the drink-drive limit,

UN Regulation on Advanced Emergency Braking Systems for cars to significantly reduce crashes

13 February 2019 – Some 40 Countries have agreed on a draft United Nations Regulation for Advanced Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS) for cars.