News archive: 2017

SERP V Fest homeSERP will use V Festival to deliver road safety messages

Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFRS), working in partnership with other SERP colleagues, will be attending the forthcoming 2017 V Festival to deliver road safety messages to festivalgoers.
(17 August 2017)



SERP cycle day homeOne-day event focused on cycle safety

Officers from the Harlow Community Policing Team joined forces with Essex County Council’s road safety team for a cycle safety event earlier this month.
(15 August 2017)



SERP enforcement home60+ drivers found without seatbelt during partnership operation

A partnership operation led by Essex Police in Colchester recently saw 66 drivers caught without wearing a seatbelt.
(11 August 2017)



Essex road homeNational award for Essex Highways

Essex Highways has been recognised nationally for its upkeep of roads and pavements across the county.
(10 August 2017)



Essex street light SERP home‘Smart streetlights’ on trial in Essex

Britain’s first ‘smart streetlights’ – with the potential to monitor pollution, create Wi-Fi hotspots and even guide driverless vehicles – are being trialled on a road in Chelmsford.
(9 August 2017)



project-edward-500pxWhat is Project EDWARD?

Project Edward is an initiative run by TISPOL (Traffic Information System POLice – the European traffic police network), with the vision of achieving a European Day Without A Road Death.
(14 June 2017)



My-Small-Change-winner-500pxLucky Day – Imogen Day wins her first car in SERP competition

An 18-year-old student has beaten off competition from more than 8,000 youngsters to win a free car after pledging to drive more safely.
(24 May 2017)



REGW2406SERP “Crash” the Road Safety Analysis Conference

The 2017 National Road Safety Analysis Conference (“Joining the Dots”) was held in Birmingham on 2nd March.
(9 March 2017)



mobilephoneGot the message?

On 1st March 2017 the cost of sending or receiving a call or text on a hand held device whilst driving will be 6 penalty points on your driving licence and £200.
(17 February 2017)



childseats-regulationsNew Booster Seat Rules

From Road Safety GB New booster seat rules coming into effect by 1 March 2017 will not affect existing booster seats and cushions, the Government has confirmed.
(6 February 2017)