News archive: 2018 | 2017

SERP generic homeRoads policing operation leads to drug drive arrests

A one-day operation held in Basildon earlier this month resulted in three people being arrested on suspicion of drug driving.
(16 January 2018)



SERP 2017 KSIs homeEssex road deaths fall by 28% during 2017

Figures published today (11 Jan) by Essex Police show that the number of people killed or seriously injured on Essex roads fell in 2017.
(11 January 2018)



Date: May 7 2016
Location: Colchester, Essex, England.
Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2016.
Pictured: Winning candidate for the Conservative Party, Roger Hirst giving a TV interview.Driving home road safety: Roger Hirst, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex

If you are stuck for an idea for a New Year’s Resolution, consider making one that will make you a better driver.
(9 January 2018)



SERP Emily Bagshaw homeCompetition runner-up presented with Kindle

Congratulations to Emily Bagshaw from Roding Valley High School in Loughton, who is a runner up in the SERP schools’ poetry competition.
(4 January 2018)



SERP pothole filling homeEssex Highways to mobilise extra crews thanks to government pothole funding

Roads across Essex are set to benefit from additional Government money to target potholes and improve highway maintenance.
(3 January 2018)



Poetry-winner-500pxBudding poet scoops Kindle in SERP competition

Congratulations to Samuel Joys from Merryland Primary School in Laindon, who is runner up in the SERP schools’ poetry competition.
(19 December 2017)



SERP gritter2 homeEssex Highways’ gritters called into action

During the recent snowfall earlier this month, Essex Highways’ gritters spread nearly 2,000 tonnes of salt on roads across Essex, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock, over a 48-hour period.
(18 December 2017)



SERP wickford100+ motorists engaged during Chelmsford ‘surround a town’

Essex Police identified 11 seatbelt and nine mobile phone offences during a Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) ‘surround a town’ event in Chelmsford on 21 November.
(14 December 2017)



SERP extra eyes2 home‘Extra Eyes’ will help keep Essex road users safer

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) is encouraging road users to submit footage showing dangerous road user behaviour as part of a new campaign to make the region’s roads safer for everyone.
(11 December 2017)



SERP xmas campaign homeChristmas campaign highlights ‘how it feels’ to deal with drink and drug driving

Essex Police and the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) have teamed up to launch a drink and drug drive campaign which will run throughout the festive period until 1 January 2018.
(7 December 2017)