Date of Publication: July 2023
Uploaded to Knowledge Centre: 25 July 2023
One year after the introduction of comprehensive vehicle safety regulations in the European Union (EU) there is still no indication that road users in Great Britain will gain from their benefits.
The package includes a range of technologies to assist drivers in complying with the rules of the road as well as providing protection for those both inside and outside the vehicle in the event of a collision.
PACTS published a briefing in January 2022 – vaccine for vehicles – summarising why the UK government should swiftly adopt a package of 15 safety regulations for vehicles made in the UK.
This report suggests that together the measures have the potential to surpass even the casualty savings achieved by seat belts, with an estimated saving of around 1,762 deaths and 15,612 serious injuries in the UK.
Click on the link below to read the full briefing on the PACTS website: