News archive: 2019

SERP helps to ‘revitalise road safety’

Nicola Foster and Matt Hine represented the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) at this year’s National Safer Roads Partnerships’ Conference, hosted by Road Safety Support last month.
(10 October 2019)



Young riders enhance their knowledge

Two young riders have been given new bikes after being selected as winners of the Street Spirit campaign competition.
(8 October 2019)



Essex support for Project EDWARD

More than 20 Community Speedwatch events took place across Essex last Thursday – as part of a European-wide initiative to improve road safety.
(1 October 2019)



Recognition for county’s Community Speedwatch volunteers

A number of Essex’s longest-serving Community Speedwatch volunteers have been recognised for their efforts to make the county’s roads safer.
(30 September 2019)



Driver distraction under the spotlight

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) is reminding drivers that using a mobile phone, sat nav or any similar device while at the wheel will mean their attention is distracted from the road.
(19 September 2019)



School Speedwatch underpins Witham SAT

A School Speedwatch session – carried out as part of a recent Surround a Town day in Witham – resulted in more than a dozen speeding offences detected.
(13 September 2019)



South Essex cycling campaign rolls into action

A new campaign has launched aiming to challenge perceptions of what a ‘real’ cyclist looks like and encourage more people to start travelling by bike.
(9 September 2019)



#MySmallChange lands Colchester teen with new car

A simple pledge to always wear a seat belt while driving has landed Hiba, an 18-year-old from Colchester, with a new Vauxhall Corsa.
(23 August 2019)



Drug driving offences detected during Southend SAT

A number of drug driving arrests were made during a recent ‘Surround a Town’ event in Southend-on-Sea.
(21 August 2019)



SERP tool updated to include 2018 casualty data

An analytical tool, which allows people in Essex to gain a detailed understanding of the county’s casualty figures, has been updated to include the latest available data.
(19 August 2019)