The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is urging drivers and passengers to buckle up and familiarise themselves with seat belt laws.
(13 May 2019)
The safety of road workers in Essex has come under scrutiny, with drivers being urged to slow down and obey speed limits near roadworks.
(26 April 2019)
A sun-soaked Thameside Nature Park played host to an organised cycle ride on 14 April, where cycle instructors from Thurrock Council’s road safety team were joined by 11 keen riders.
(16 April 2019)
The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) has funded a pilot scheme which will see additional roads policing officers deployed on the M11 at peak times, in an attempt to stem the rise in serious collisions.
(12 April 2019)
Essex Police received 374 ‘Extra Eyes’ submissions in March 2019 – a year-on-year rise of 128% – and took action in 108 cases.
(10 April 2019)
Nearly 300 speeding offences were detected during a recent ‘Surround a Town’ event in Epping – with the help of a TruCam handheld speed enforcement device.
(29 March 2019)
An additional £250,000 has been pledged to carry out a programme of major patch repairs on roads across Southend.
(20 March 2019)
Essex Police received nearly 500 ‘Extra Eyes’ submissions in the first two months of 2019 – taking action in 119 cases.
(8 March 2019)
A mix of adults and children recently took part in free cycle sessions, organised by Thurrock Council during half-term.
(26 February 2019)
Projects that promote sustainable travel across Essex, Thurrock and Southend-on-Sea could benefit from grants of up to £20,000, thanks to a new scheme funded by the Department for Transport.
(20 February 2019)
A new scheme is offering young powered two wheeler riders across Essex the chance to take an enhanced CBT free-of-charge.
(13 February 2019)
Nearly 60 seat belt offences were detected during a recent ‘Surround a Town’ event in Halstead – as well as one arrest for drug driving.
(11 February 2019)
Essex Police has issued a warning about the dangers of drug driving after revealing it made a record number of arrests for the offence in January.
(5 February 2019)
A host of motoring offences were detected during a recent ‘Surround a Town’ event in Colchester – including six drivers caught using a mobile phone and two arrests for drug driving.
(4 February 2019)
Road safety professionals from across the UK will hear about a Safer Essex Roads Partnership campaign, which calls on young riders to enhance their knowledge on safe riding, at a conference in March.
(23 January 2019)
Essex Police made more than 300 arrests during its annual month-long Christmas anti-drink and drug driving campaign.
(10 January 2019)
A group of young riders have taken part in a cycle safety awareness event following a serious collision that involved a boy in the village of Bicknacre.
(3 January 2019)