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December 2023

Essex road users asked to play their part in keeping roads safe, in support of Brake’s Road Safety Week

In a week of policing activities targeting speeding motorists, a total of 289 speeding tickets were issued, countywide.
(1 December 2023)



November 2023

Essex road users urged to play their part this Road Safety Week

As part of Brake’s Safety Week 2023, Essex’s Head of Road Policing has laid out key priorities, in tackling the issues of speed and dangerous driving.
(20 November 2023)



October 2023

Safer Essex Roads Partnership releases new e-safety guide

Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) has released a new guide promoting the safe usage of e-bikes and scooters.
(30 October 2023)



September 2023

Essex Road Policing Officers attend first RPU Medic Course

Eleven Roads Policing officers joined emergency service colleagues on their first RPU Medic Course, hosted by Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust.
(25 September 2023)



RoadPeace become latest organisation to sign Essex Vision Zero Pledge

RoadPeace, the national charity for road crash victims, has become the latest organisation to sign the Essex Vision Zero Pledge.
(4 September 2023)



Essex Chief Constable becomes the latest person to sign Essex Vision Zero pledge

The Chief Constable of Essex Police has become the one of the latest people to sign the Essex Vision Zero pledge.
(4 September 2023)



August 2023

Businesses encouraged to sign the Essex Vision Zero pledge

Businesses are being urged to sign the Essex Vision Zero Pledge, after figures showed that over 40% of road crashes occur when people are commuting or driving for work.
(15 August 2023)



Vision Zero: It is time to stop accepting the inevitability of road death

By Will Cubbin, Safer Essex Roads Partnership Manager Will has specialised in road casualty reduction and data analysis for more than a decade in Essex.
(7 August 2023)



Bereaved Mum signs Essex Vision Zero pledge as National Road Victim Month gets underway

A bereaved Mum has become the latest person to sign the Essex Vision Zero pledge – showing her support for eradicating death and injury on the county’s roads.
(1 August 2023)



July 2023

New Safer Essex Roads Partnership chair announced

Cllr Lee Scott has been appointed the position as chair of the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP).
(19 July 2023)



Many people pledge their support to end road death and serious injury in Essex – will you join them?

Scores of people have now signed the Essex Vision Zero Pledge – the first of its kind in the UK – demonstrating their commitment to eliminating deaths and serious injuries on our county’s roads.
(12 July 2023)



Essex’s Vision Zero success in promoting safer roads

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) was visible across Essex last week, helping to keep our roads safe, in support of Vision Zero.
(6 July 2023)



May 2023

SERP staff cycle for RoadPeace

Saturday 20 May saw the first Road Peace ride for Essex, organised by PC Ben Houghton-Clarke from Essex Police.
(22 May 2023)



Essex road users urged to support Vision Zero – because even one road death is one too many

Road users in Essex are being urged to pledge their support in helping to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on the county’s roads.
(17 May 2023)



Essex Police welcomes three new Speed Enforcement Officers

Essex Police has welcomed three new Roads Policing Speed Enforcement Officers at a launch event in Chelmsford.
(12 May 2023)



Dash cam evidence leads to ten drivers being sentenced

Dashcam footage submitted through the Extra Eyes initiative has led to a number of drivers facing the consequences of breaking highway safety laws.
(4 May 2023)



March 2023

Is your vision roadworthy?

Essex Police are supporting a national campaign which highlights that drivers have a legal obligation to ensure that their vision is good before they take to the roads.
(2 March 2023)



February 2023

How well do you know the Highway Code changes?

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is encouraging all road users to familiarise themselves with changes to the Highway Code – which were introduced a year ago.
(3 February 2023)



“Don’t ignore the Red X”

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is supporting a new campaign launched to raise awareness around Red X signs on smart motorways.
(1 February 2023)