News archive: 2022 | 2021

Surround a Town: a brilliant example of partnership working

The first two Surround a Town events of the year have seen the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) deliver important road safety messages to nearly 1,000 members of the public.
(24 January 2022)



Be aware of the ‘dazzling sun’ this autumn

Drivers in Essex are being encouraged to take care and be aware of risk caused by lower sun now that the clocks have gone back.
(1 November 2021)



Drivers: We want your views on cycling

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership are working with Anglia Ruskin University on a research project into cycle safety and how drivers interact with cyclists on the road.
(8 October 2021)



SCPs in Essex trial body cameras

School crossing patrols in Essex are being equipped with body cameras as part of a new pilot scheme in the county.
(7 October 2021)



Vision Zero Engagement is launched in Essex with a pop-up event in Chelmsford town centre

Yesterday, Tuesday September 14, The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) officially commenced public engagement with the release of its draft strategy, detailing how Vision Zero could be achieved in Essex.
(15 September 2021)



Congratulations to Connor, our latest My Small Change winner!

The award winning #mysmallchange tour is back for a third year, with more prizes than ever.
(27 August 2021)



Forty-six speeders caught within one hour during Clacton SAT day

The latest Surround-a-Town (SAT) day took place on Tuesday, August 24 and involved local Community speed Watch groups.
(27 August 2021)



THINK! relaunches young driver drink drive campaign

THINK! is bringing back its ‘Pint Block’ campaign to help spread the message among young male drivers that ‘a mate doesn’t let a mate drink drive’.
(27 August 2021)



The Safer Essex Roads Partnership ‘surrounds’ Epping

More than 100 traffic offences were detected during a recent ‘Surround a Town’ (SAT) event in Epping – the majority of which were either seat belt or speed related.
(20 August 2021)



‘Significant’ rise in newly qualified drivers losing their licence

Analysis by IAM RoadSmart shows that the number of newly qualified drivers losing their driving licence within the first two years of passing their test has risen by nearly 50% in recent years.
(12 August 2021)