Drink driving and road casualties, 1965-12 - 1986-03
Scope and Contents
Papers and correspondence on road safety legislation, including: extracts from Hansard; paper by John Adams, University College, London, on the efficacy of seat-belt legislation; Government publications giving statistics for driving offences and road accidents; Ministry of Transport paper on road safety legislation, 1965-66; reports on drink offences and the first year of the breathalyser; letters between Philip Goodhart, Minister responsible for Department of the Environment (Northern Ireland) and James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party] on legislative proposals for Northern Ireland, with note of differences in the law between Northern Ireland and Britain; copy of the Transport Bill (1980); consultative document on proposed legislative change for drinking and driving in Northern Ireland; report of the Department of the Environment departmental committee on drinking and driving; report on casualty reductions following the Road Safety Act (1967); House of Commons Library Research Division reference sheet on the Transport Bill (1980-81); Automobile Association response to the Transport Bill.
- 1965-12 - 1986-03
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
DateText: Folios date mainly from 1980 and 1984-1986.
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