News archive: 2017 | 2016

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)



Project EDWARDCompetition Winners

  The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) held a poetry competition to help create awareness for the International  Project ‘EDWARD’ day on 21 September 2016.
(12 December 2016)



Cadence webNational campaign to stop text-driving

The AA Trust today launches a hard-hitting campaign to try to change attitudes and behaviours around driver distraction.
(5 December 2016)




PLEDGE A SMALL CHANGE AND MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE Safer Essex Road Partnership is supporting BRAKE Road Safety Week 2016 which runs from Monday 21st – Sunday 27th November 2016.
(18 November 2016)



handheld-offenceHandheld device offence changes

Drivers caught using their mobile phone behind the wheel in Essex will no longer be offered educational courses instead of penalty points.
(10 November 2016)



timetothinkTime To Think

(10 November 2016)



Winter-driving-manTop Tips For Winter Driving

Managing your journey – When weather warnings are issued, if you absolutely have to travel, and there is no alternative, make sure your journey is well planned Check that your planned route is clear.
(7 November 2016)