Transport Committee

Road Safety inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

The deadline for submissions is Thursday 18th April, but the Committee will still accept submissions after this date.

Scope of the inquiry

Despite a reduction of more than 40 percent in the number of fatal road collisions during the years 2007-2012, the figures have plateaued, with no reduction in the past five years. The Transport Committee launched an inquiry into road safety in March 2019, and has published more than one hundred pieces of written evidence covering a wide range of issues from drink drive limits, to the rules which apply to new and novice drivers, and the safety of roadside rescue and recovery workers.

The Committee will now embark on a series of evidence sessions and short inquiries exploring different areas of road safety where the Department for Transport could make a difference.

Inquiries in this series are:




Terms of reference: Road Safety Send a written submission

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There are currently no public meetings scheduled.


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