Jamie Hassall

Executive Director, Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS)

Jamie was appointed the new executive director of PACTS in May 2023, taking over from the outgoing David Davies. Jamie brings wealth of knowledge and experience, having moved from National Highways, where he built up over 20 years of experience. At National Highways, he was responsible for improving driver compliance on the strategic road network and led trials of new equipment to detect close following, and mobile phone and seatbelt offences. He has worked closely with the police, DVLA and many other leading stakeholders. He is a civil engineer and vice-chair of the ITS(UK) Enforcement Working Group.

My Sessions at Traffex

Wednesday 22 May 2024


Panel: Exploring the Relationship between Road Deaths and Larger Vehicles

11:15 - 11:55
  • Both buses and trucks serve critically important societal functions.
  • The perils of modal comparison – collision rates vs casualty vs net prevention value? 
  • Reducing exposure to risk, safe driving, incident avoidance, severity reduction during impact, and post-crash response.
  • Discussing the success of TfL's Prince Michael Award-winning schemes in the Direct Vision Standard, Bus Safety Strategy, Vision Zero on London’s Bus Network and Implementing a Safe System Approach.