Vehicles should be fitted with ‘alcolocks’ to reduce drink-driving, a new report from the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) suggests.
PACTS says that prosecutions could be “tip of the iceberg” and calls on Government to review the way that drug driving is tackled.
PACTS is urging the Government to change the way it reports road deaths to show danger as well as vulnerability.
The Government is being urged to invest in roads policing and fast track technology to catch drivers who flout traffic laws.
Competition to bring a new mobile breathalyser to the market launched, while RAC Foundation asked to trial a new approach to road casualty investigations.
The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has urged the Government not to overlook safety needs in its rush to improve air quality.
The next Government must overhaul road safety during the next Parliament after a downward trend in road deaths has stagnated in recent years, says PACTS.
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