News archive: 2021

‘My mum forgot to insure it for me today’

This was one of many excuses offered by a driver during the Harlow Surround-A-Town day on Tuesday 20 July.
(22 July 2021)



Extra Eyes submissions for June 2021

Last month (June 2021), the Extra Eyes team processed 225 submissions via the Extra Eyes initiative.
(22 July 2021)



Have you heard of the app, What3Words?

The free app has location technology which has divided the world into 3m x 3m squares and allocated a unique three-word address to each one, meaning anyone can refer to their exact location by simply using three words.
(12 July 2021)



Year 5 pedestrian training goes down a storm in Chelmsford

Each year the Safer Essex Roads Partnership’s (SERP) road safety team provides training to Year 5 students about making independent journeys.
(9 July 2021)



Surround a Town days return to Essex

Approximately 100 driving offences were detected during a recent Surround a Town (SAT) day in Southend.
(8 July 2021)



SERP releases provisional 2020 collision figures

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) has released provisional collision figures for 2020.
(11 June 2021)



More than 500 Essex school students receive road safety education during Global Road Safety Week

Last week, (from May 17) the SERP education team visited 104 schools across the county to deliver the important training which included Bikeability, pedestrian training and school speed watch.
(24 May 2021)



Community Speed Watch groups out in force for Global Road Safety Week

Residents in Essex are likely to see in increase in Community Speed Watch (CSW) volunteers in local towns and villages this week in support of the global week of action.
(20 May 2021)



SERP releases close pass footage

In support of Global Road Safety Week, SERP has released close pass footage to remind drivers to give space and slow down.
(20 May 2021)



SERP celebrates Road Safety Ambassadors

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) gives thanks to the growing number of Road Safety Ambassadors in Schools in Essex and encourages others to join the scheme as part of Global Road Safety Week.
(17 May 2021)