News archive: 2023 | 2022

How well do you know the Highway Code changes?

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is encouraging all road users to familiarise themselves with changes to the Highway Code – which were introduced a year ago.
(3 February 2023)



“Don’t ignore the Red X”

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is supporting a new campaign launched to raise awareness around Red X signs on smart motorways.
(1 February 2023)



SERP engages with thousands during Road Safety Week

Students across the county were shocked to learn their ideas for sobering up – including sucking on an ice cube and eating a hot cross bun – were all myths.
(15 December 2022)



Don’t make a decision you’ll regret this Christmas

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) is encouraging people to plan their journeys home before having a drink over the festive period.
(13 December 2022)



Vision Zero day – Epping Forest

Tuesday the 22nd of November was a Vision Zero day for the Safer Essex Partnership with our efforts focused on the roads through Epping Forest district, an area that had 114 people recorded killed or seriously injured in 2021.
(24 November 2022)



‘I was holding the phone so I could see where I was going, what am I supposed to do’?

October 27th saw the Safer Essex Roads Partnership promoting Vision ZERO in the Chelmsford area.
(31 October 2022)



Tell us about your experiences in our new survey

The SERP have launched a Road User Attitudes project in collaboration with Anglia Ruskin University.
(27 October 2022)



SERP reflects on busy and productive Project EDWARD

From public engagement days to School Speed Watch events, the Safer Essex Roads Partnership spent last week engaging with more than 1,400 road users of all ages in support of Project EDWARD.
(26 October 2022)



‘End of an era’ as Katie Brimley retires

Colleagues from Essex County Council and Road Safety GB are paying tribute to Katie Brimley, who is retiring this week after nearly four decades of road safety service.
(5 September 2022)



Drive like you’re being filmed, warn dash cam experts

With one in five vehicles now fitted with a dash cam, motorists are being warned to ‘drive like they’re being filmed’ every time they get behind the wheel.
(5 August 2022)