News archive: 2021 | 2020

SERP deploys HGV ‘supercab’

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership has deployed a ‘supercab’ to identify unsafe and distracting driver behaviour on major routes across the county.
(12 April 2021)



Returning to motorcycling after lockdown

Motorcyclists in Essex are being encouraged to make sure they are ready for the road post lockdown.
(8 April 2021)



Test SERP News story

Test story from the SERP website.
(1 April 2021)



SERP asks are you #readyfortheroad?

As more people return to the roads as Covid restrictions relax from today, Monday 29 March, the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) asks all road users to give themselves more time and space to look out for each other on the roads.
(29 March 2021)



Roadworkers are encouraged to submit bodycam footage of abuse to Extra Eyes

Highways England report that on average there are nearly 300 incidents a week of incursions and abuse reported by road workers who are busy improving Britain’s 4,300 miles of motorways and A roads.
(25 March 2021)



Working towards Vision Zero – what did 2020 look like on the roads of Essex?

In November 2020, the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) launched Vision Zero.
(23 February 2021)



More than 280 drink and drug drive arrests over the festive period

Essex Police made more than 280 drink and drug driving related arrests over December and the New Year period as officers continue to keep you safe on the roads.
(7 January 2021)



SERP offers winter road-safety advice

With the Christmas rush now in full swing and the weather likely to become colder over the Christmas period, SERP asks road-users to take extra care and to look out for each other.
(15 December 2020)



Police cells open 24/7 for drink and drug drivers

“Pubs and restaurants might be shutting at 11pm but police cells are open 24/7 for the most dangerous drivers” – that’s our message as we start our Christmas anti-drink and drug driving campaign.
(3 December 2020)



Vision Zero: No more deaths on Essex roads

How many people dying on the roads in Essex every year do you think is acceptable?… 5?  20?  42? (42 is the actual number of people that died on our roads last year).
(19 November 2020)