News archive: 2018

SERP drink drive campaign homeConvictions follow drink and drug drive campaign

More than 40 drivers have been convicted following a month-long drink and drug drive campaign earlier this summer.
(16 August 2018)



SERP SAT 9 Aug home“I was hungry and it’s the first day of my diet”

This was given as an excuse by a woman having been spotted eating pasta with a fork while behind the wheel.
(10 August 2018)



SERP Southend CCTV car homeCCTV vehicle deployed to deter dangerous parking in Southend

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is deploying the latest generation of CCTV vehicle to deter motorists from parking dangerously – specifically outside schools and adjacent to bus stops.
(9 August 2018)



SERP extra eyes2 homeJuly a record month for Extra Eyes initiative

Essex Police responded to a record 98 ‘Extra Eyes’ submissions during July – after receiving more than 300 submissions in a single month for the first time.
(3 August 2018)



Ford driving schools SERP homeFord young driver initiative comes to Essex

Young drivers across Essex are being encouraged to sign-up for a free training programme, delivered by the vehicle manufacturer Ford.
(31 July 2018)



SERP Epping homeSurvey explores risk perception, attitudes and behaviours

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is encouraging the county’s road users to take a short survey designed to shape future road safety interventions.
(24 July 2018)



SERP SAT clacton home‘I’m not wearing a seatbelt as my dog has just been to the vets’

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership has reminded road users in Clacton-On-Sea that there is no excuse for poor driving – during the latest ‘Surround a Town Day’ in the seaside town.
(23 July 2018)



SERP Thurrock crucial crew homeThurrock pupils learn ‘crucial’ road safety lessons

A week-long event has seen children in Thurrock learn the importance of keeping safe while walking to school and out with friends.
(18 July 2018)



SERP cycling 2 homeClean air campaign launched in south Essex

Motorists in south Essex are being encouraged to leave their car at home for short journeys – and switch to walking, cycling and taking the bus.
(13 July 2018)



SERP extra eyes homeExtra Eyes submissions on the rise

Essex Police received a record 289 videos during June as part of the Extra Eyes campaign – and took action in response to 65 of the clips.
(5 July 2018)