News archive: 2018

SERP extra eyes2 homeCampaign continues to provide Essex Police with ‘Extra Eyes’

Essex Police received 164 videos during March as part of the Extra Eyes campaign – and took action in response to 50 of the clips.
(18 April 2018)



SERP canvey island home50+ people engaged with during Great Notley ‘surround a town’

Speeding, mobile phone use and failing to wear a seatbelt were among the offences detected by Essex Police officers during a recent ‘surround a town’ in Great Notley.
(17 April 2018)



SERP hugger campaign homeMotorists are asked ‘are you looking out for me?’

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership has re-launched the Hugger campaign in an effort to reduce the risks faced by motorcyclists on the county’s roads.
(16 April 2018)



SERP operation tramline homeOperation Tramline sees hundreds of drivers engaged with as SERP uses new ‘supercab’

Safer Essex Roads Partnership has deployed a ‘supercab’ to identify unsafe and distracting driver behaviour on major routes across the county.
(12 April 2018)



SERP BTS Colchester homeWalking and cycling game boosts active travel in Colchester

The Beat the Street walking and cycling initiative, which turned Colchester and Tiptree into a giant game last autumn, has helped encourage residents to become more active, according to a new report.
(10 April 2018)



SERP crucial crewHarlow pupils take on board road safety lessons

SERP partners recently took part in a two-week event to teach pupils in Harlow about the importance of road safety.
(5 April 2018)



SERP motorcycle run homeBikers encouraged to join the pack

Motorcyclists in Essex are being encouraged to sign up for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance spring Motorcycle Run, which takes place on 20 May.
(4 April 2018)



SERP canvey island homeRange of offences uncovered during Loughton operation

Officers from Essex Police casualty reduction section stopped 39 drivers for seatbelt offences during a recent one-day operation in Loughton.
(29 March 2018)



SERP pothole filling homeInteractive map plots 2018 road resurfacing works

Essex Highways has published details of the roads it will be resurfacing this year as part of the £50m 2018/19 capital surfacing programme.
(28 March 2018)



SERP vehicle checks ad homeCampaign encourages drivers to carry out pre-journey checks

The Safer Essex Road Partnership (SERP) is supporting Highways England’s ‘vehicle checks’ campaign in the run up to the Easter holiday period.
(21 March 2018)