News archive: 2022

Drivers who kill could receive life sentences from tomorrow

Drivers who kill could face life sentences under new legislation coming into effect on Tuesday (28 June).
(27 June 2022)



Engagement team speak to hundreds of shoppers with road safety interests and concerns as part of Canvey Vision Zero Day

The most recent multi-agency day, ran by the Safer Essex Partnership (SERP) took place on 21 June and as always, involved both enforcement and education to spread Vision Zero messages.
(27 June 2022)



Road Safety Ambassadors get creative to help spread Vision Zero messaging amongst school community

The Ambassadors scheme was relaunched in February this year and currently has 334 students in active road safety Ambassador roles across the county.
(16 June 2022)



“How would you tell my parents if you had killed or seriously injured me?”

Twenty-one speeding drivers were asked this question by school children as part of the most recent Vision Zero Day in Buckhurst Hill.
(13 June 2022)



Do you or your friends or family drive at work?

In recent times, we’ve changed how we shop – there are more home deliveries, and more drivers on the roads providing that service.
(8 June 2022)



“I decided to do something about it, rather than just moan about the nuisance”

Steve, a retired recruitment consultant from Dedham, reflects on Volunteers Week about why he chose to volunteer with Community Speed Watch (CSW) over two years ago.
(6 June 2022)



What would you say if you were told that by 2040, no one would die in a collision on Essex roads?

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership releases Vision Zero strategy at the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex Annual Conference.
(24 May 2022)



“I was just popping to the shop”

This was a reason given by one of the 54 people stopped for not wearing his seatbelt at the most recent Vision Zero Day.
(20 May 2022)



Community Speed Watch volunteers encourage more people to step forward

Two of the county’s Community Speed Watch volunteers are urging more people to get involved in reducing traffic speeds in their area.
(16 May 2022)



Driver disqualified and required to take extended driving test after being snapped doing 80mph in a 30mph zone

A witness captured the Audi driver on film in Radwinter Avenue in Wickford in July 2021 and submitted the footage to the Partnership’s Extra Eyes team.
(6 May 2022)