Category Archive: helmets

Oct
16
2009

Final open letter to Executive Director of PACTS

(If experiencing problems with IE7, please try Firefox, Opera or Safari) To Robert Gifford Executive Director, The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety Dear Rob Failing a response, I propose to draw this one-sided correspondence to a close. I believe that I have established: a. that the claim that seat belts have saved 60000 lives …

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Sep
30
2009

Second open letter to Executive Director of PACTS

To Robert Gifford Executive Director, The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety Dear Rob I’m sorry but I must persist. The power and endurance of the myth that PACTS and RoSPA have built around the seat belt law takes a lot of deconstructing. So long as belief in the efficacy of the law persists it …

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Sep
23
2009

Open letter to Executive Director of PACTS

To Robert Gifford Executive Director, The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety Dear Rob This claim made over a year ago is still on the PACTS website: “On the 31st January 2008, the 25th anniversary of the law change which made front seatbelt wearing compulsory was celebrated. PACTS itself was set up by Barry Sheerman …

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