News archive: 2020

Road Crime Team return to Tendring and detect hundreds of speeders as part of ongoing speeding crackdown

Police officers travelled 1,427 miles across the district on 1-2 August and caught nearly 800 drivers committing offences, including speeding and not wearing seatbelts.
(6 August 2020)



Three young men have died on Essex roads this weekend

The men, aged in their late teens and 20s, died in three separate collisions over the weekend of 1-2 August.
(3 August 2020)



Extra Eyes submissions for July

As our roads get back to normal following lockdown, so have the number of Extra Eyes submissions.
(3 August 2020)



Have you signed up to #MySmallChange yet?

The new and improved campaign has even more opportunities for young people in Essex to get help with getting on the road and staying there! The #mysmallchange campaign exists to help keep new drivers and their passengers safe, by encouraging them to make a small change pledge online.
(27 July 2020)



Hundreds of speeders caught as Road Crime Team continue to respond to community concerns

Since the start of the Covid19 pandemic, speeding has increased on Essex roads, causing concern from Essex residents as well as the Safer Essex Roads Partnership.
(13 July 2020)



Road crime team tackle speeding in rural communities

Over the last four weeks the Road Crime Team has been responding to local concerns around speeding by targeting the rural areas of Essex such as, Uttlesford and Epping Forest districts.
(2 July 2020)



Calling on all young riders – do you want to be an even better rider?

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership, (SERP) has produced a virtual reality film to help young powered-two-wheeler riders stay safe on the roads.
(1 July 2020)



SERP supports national seatbelt campaign

The National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) launched the #StandingUpForBeltingUp campaign on Monday 22 July, to highlight the law on and importance of wearing seatbelts in vehicles.
(25 June 2020)



Free Bikeability sessions for adults and family groups extended until September

Have you been enjoying cycling more since Covid-19? Do you want to learn more skills and become an even better cyclist? The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) can help.
(24 June 2020)



Road safety story time with Naomi continues

Road Safety Officer, Naomi, has been busy recording herself reading books on camera for parents to share with their children.
(19 June 2020)