Consultation responses

RoSPA responses to major Government and European consultations on road safety issues over the past few years.

Subject Date
Birmingham Transport Plan
RoSPA Response to Birmingham City Council
March 2020
Automated Vehicles: Consultation Paper 2 on Passenger Services and Public Transport
RoSPA Response to the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission
January 2020
Subject Date
Home to school travel and transport: statutory guidance
RoSPA response to the Department for Education
August 2019
Discontinuing seasonal changes of time
RoSPA response to House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee
August 2019
Young and Novice Drivers
RoSPA response to the Transport Select Committee
August 2019
Banning tyres aged 10 years and older
RoSPA response to the Department for Transport (DfT)
August 2019
Disclosing Confidential Information about Patients:Draft Guidance for GOC Registrants
RoSPA response to the General Optical Council (GOC)
May 2019
Pavement Parking
RoSPA response to the Transport Committee
May 2019
HGV Permit Safety Scheme: Making London’s Lorries Safer (Phase 2c)
RoSPA response to Transport for London (TfL)
May 2019
Automated vehicle trialling code of practice
RoSPA response to the Department for Transport (DfT)
April 2019
Road Safety Inquiry: Call for Evidence
RoSPA Response to the Transport Committee
April 2019
HGV Permit Safety Scheme: Making London’s Lorries Safer
RoSPA response to Transport for London (TfL)
February 2019
Automated Vehicles
RoSPA response to the Law Commission
January 2019
Department for Transport Trailer Safety
RoSPA response to DfT consultation
January 2019
Subject Date
Road Safety Trust Stakeholder Consultation: General Consultation Identified Gaps
RoSPA response to the Road Safety Trust consultation
October 2018
Cycling and Walking Investment Safety Review: Proposals for New Cycling Offences
RoSPA response to the Department for Transport consultation
October 2018
A Clean Air Zone for Birmingham
RoSPA response to the Birmingham City Council consultation
August 2018
Draft Clean Air Strategy
RoSPA response to the DEFRA and DfT consultation
August 2018
The Law, Guidance and Training Governing Police Pursuits
RoSPA response to the Home Office consultation
August 2018
Improving Safety in Private Hire Vehicles
RoSPA Response to Transport for London consultation on "Improving Safety in Private Hire Vehicles
June 2018
Call for Evidence Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy: Safety Review
RoSPA response to the Department for Transport consultation
May 2018
Use of Section 19 and Section 22 Permits
RoSPA response to the Department for Transport consultation
May 2018
Prosecution of Road Traffic Offences in Scotland: Fixed Penalty Notice Reform
RoSPA response to Scottish Government and Department for Transport consultation
April 2018
Reporting Road Accidents to the Police April 2018
RoSPA response to the Department for Transport consultation
April 2018
Proposals for the Creation of a Major Roads Network
RoSPA response to the Department for Transport consultation.
March 2018
New Powers: New Possibilities
RoSPA response to the National Assembly of Wales Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee consultation "New Powers: New Possibilities" on the powers to set speed limits in Wales to be devolved by the Wales Act 2017.
February 2018
Remote Control Parking and Motorway Assist: Proposals for Amending Regulations and the Highway Code
RoSPA response to the Department for Transport consultation
February 2018
Introduction of a Heavy Goods Vehicles Safety Standard Permit as part of the Direct Vision Standard
RoSPA response to a Transport for London consultation
January 2018
Graduated Driver Licensing and Changes to the Practical Driving Test in Northern Ireland
RoSPA response to Driver & Vehicle Agency, Northern Ireland, consultation
January 2018
Subject Date
Regulatory Changes to Support the Take-up of Alternatively-fuelled Light Commercial Vehicles
RoSPA response to Department for Transport and Department for Infrastructure, Northern Ireland,consultation.
October 2017
Implementing New Type Approval Regulations for Agricultural Vehicles
RoSPA response to Department for Transport consultation.
September 2017
Implementing New Type Approval Regulations for Motorcycles, Tricycles and Quadricycles
RoSPA response to Department for Transport consultation.
September 2017
Proposed Changes to Northern Ireland Road Safety Strategy to 2020 Statistical Report
RoSPA Response to consultation on changes to some of the performance indicators of the Northern Ireland Road Safety Strategy.
August 2017
Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide in Our Towns and Cities
RoSPA Response to DfT and DEFRA consultation on a Clean Air Strategy.
June 2017
Direct Vision Standard for HGVs
RoSPA's response to Transport for London's consultation on introducing a “Direct Vision Standard” for HGVs using London's roads.
April 2017
Extending the Date of the First MOT from Three Years to Four Years
RoSPA's response to the Department of Transport consultation on proposals to extend the date of the first MOT from three years to four years.
April 2017
Motor Insurance: The Vnuk Judgement
RoSPA's response to the Department of Transport consultation on the implications for motor insurance of the European Court of Justice Ruling in the Case of Damijan Vnuk.
March 2017
Improving Moped and Motorcycle Training
RoSPA's response to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency consultation on improving moped and motorcycle training.
February 2017
Allowing Learner Drivers to Take Lessons on Motorways
RoSPA's response to the Department of Transport consultation on allowing learner drivers to take driving lessons on motorways.
February 2017
Driving Offences and Penalties Relating to Causing Death or Serious Injury
Response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on offences and Penalties for causing death or serious injury by driving
January 2017
Subject Date
Autonomous Vehicles
Submission to House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry into "Autonomous Vehicles"
November 2016
Introducing Road Worthiness Testing for Fast Tractors
Response to the Department for Transport consultation paper “Introducing Roadworthiness Testing for Fast Tractors"
November 2016
Pathway to Driverless Cars
Response to the Department for Transport and Centre for Connected & Autonomous Vehicles' consultation paper, "Pathway to Driverless Cars: Proposals to Support Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Automated Vehicle Technologies".
August 2016
Improving the Car Driving Test
Response to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency Consultation Paper
August 2016
Regulations to Tackle Drink Driving in Northern Ireland
Response to the Department of Environment consultation paper on new drink drive limits in Northern Ireland
May 2016
Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy
Response to the Department for Transport Consultation
May 2016
Changes to the Fixed Penalty Notice and Penalty Points for Using a Hand-held Mobile Phone While Driving
Response to a DfT consultation on increasing the fixed penalty notice fine and penalty points for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving.
March 2016
Motoring Services Strategy
Response to a DfT consultation on the future of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA)
January 2016
Subject Date
Interim Changes to the Guidance on the Tactile Paving Surfaces
DfT consultation on Interim Changes to the Guidance on the Use of Tactile Paving Surfaces
November 2015
London Assembly Transport Committee - Motorcycle Safety
Response to TfL motorcycle safety review
November 2015
Enabling disqualified holders of EC/EEA (“Community”) Driving Licences to Regain Entitlement to drive in the UK
DfT consultation on enabling EC/EEA licence holders who have been disqualified from driving to prepare for, and take, a driving test once their disqualification period has expired.
October 2015
Enforcement policy for Highways England
Response to ORR consultation paper "Enforcement policy for Highways England"
September 2015

Monitoring Highways England
Response to the Office of Rail and Road’s consultation paper, “Monitoring Highways England”.

June 2015

Examining the Speed Limit for Military Armoured Track Laying Vehicles
Response to a DfT consultation on proposed changes to ATV speed limits.

April 2015

Modernising Compulsory Basic Training Courses for Motorcyclists
Response to a DfT and DVSA consultation on proposed changes to the BDT regime.

April 2015

HGV Periodic Testing and Inspections Exemptions
Response to a DfT consultation on reviewing the exemptions from periodic testing and inspections rules for certain large vehicles.

March 2015

Goods Vehicle Operator Licensing Exemptions
Response to a DfT consultation on reviewing the exemptions from operator licensing rules for operators of certain large vehicles.

March 2015

DVSA Fleet Compliance Measure
Response to a DVSA consultation on introducing key indicators to measure compliance with large vehicle safety rules.

February 2015


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