News archive: 2018

SERP Thurrock cyclists homeMarathon success for Thurrock cyclist

More than 300 people took part in the Thurrock Cycle Marathon on 3 June – including Nikki Martin, who only learned to ride a bicycle four weeks prior to the event.
(21 June 2018)



SERP M11 J8 homeEssex road users asked for views on road safety

A new survey has been launched asking road users in Essex what they think will improve road safety in the county.
(19 June 2018)



SERP drink drive campaign homeSERP launches #DriveSafeDriveSober

Do you know how much time you have to react to something on the road when driving? That is the question the Safer Essex Roads Partnership is asking during this summer’s anti-drink and drug driving campaign.
(14 June 2018)



Southend speedwatch homeCommunity speed watch volunteers helping to reduce speeding

A total of 1,343 community speed watch sessions were carried out by volunteers across Essex last year.
(6 June 2018)



SERP Learner drivers motorway homeLearner drivers gear up for motorway lessons

SERP has welcomed the news that from today (4 June), learner drivers can take motorway driving lessons in a law change intended to improve road safety.
(4 June 2018)



SERP Epping homeMobile phone and seatbelt offences detected at ‘Surround a Town’ in Epping

The latest ‘Surround a Town’ event took place in Epping on 18 May, with a string of mobile phone and seatbelt offences detected by Essex Police.
(22 May 2018)



NDORS course SERP homeDrivers less likely to reoffend after speeding course, study finds

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) has welcomed a new report which shows that speed awareness courses reduce re-offending rates.
(16 May 2018)



SERP school board homeAmbassadors sought to promote road safety at Essex schools

Road Safety Ambassadors are being appointed at schools across Essex, as part of an ongoing initiative to spread road safety messages among students.
(11 May 2018)



SERP my red thumb2 home‘Thumbs up and mobiles down’ for My Red Thumb Day

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is supporting My Red Thumb Day (10 May), by encouraging road-users to post selfies of their red thumbs on Facebook.
(10 May 2018)



SERP Southend SAT home100+ seatbelt offences detected as ‘Surround a Town’ visits Southend

The latest ‘Surround a Town’ event took place in Southend on 20 April, with more than 100 seatbelt offences detected by Essex Police.
(3 May 2018)