News: All Road Users

NPCC: Op Limit – December 2023

Posted on Friday 5th January 2024 in All Road Users, Drivers, Education and Training, Motorcyclists

Op Limit is the national Christmas drink and drug driving operation that all forces are supported from December 1st until 1st of January. The operation’s primary aim was to prevent deaths and serious injuries caused by people choosing to drive while under the influence throughout the festive period.

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RSGB National Road Safety Conference – November 2023

Posted on Monday 20th November 2023 in All Road Users, Education and Training

Representatives from Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) attended the National Road Safety Conference, which is Road Safety GB’s (RSGB) flagship event. The conference moves around the country and is hosted and organised each year by a Road Safety GB Regional Group(s). The National Conference was hosted by Road Safety GB South West regional group this year and was held in the Cotswolds. 

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UKROEd/ NPCC Roads Policing Conference 2023

Posted on Tuesday 17th October 2023 in All Road Users, Education and Training

Representatives from Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) attended the UKROEd 2023 National Conference, in association with NPCC Roads Policing, in Manchester this month.

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Lancing Motor Show – September 2023

Posted on Monday 25th September 2023 in All Road Users, Education and Training

Through attending Lancing Motor Show, SSRP had the opportunity to engage with a variety of road users, promoting positive road user behaviour by all. Drivers were able to discuss advanced driver courses with RoSPA, and also received updated 'Safer For Drivers' booklets, which embed Highway Code updates and guidance in considering more vulnerable road users. Cyclists and pedestrians of all ages were also encouraged to use SSRPs hi-vis merchandise, including backpack covers, lanyards, snap bands, reflective clips, and drawstring bags, which was distributed, for free, to increase visibility and to drivers and other road users on Sussex Roads. The event was extremely successful, with a large amount of literature and merchandise, as well as words of advice, received well by visitors.

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TRUCKFEST, SOUTH EAST – AUGUST 2023

Posted on Monday 21st August 2023 in All Road Users, Business, Drivers, Education and Training, Speed

Truckfest is a transport festival in the United Kingdom centred on trucks and the haulage industry. As well as trade stands and music entertainment, highlights of the shows are displays of customised trucks and monster trucks. The festival is Europe's largest trucking festival since 1983! Truckfest South East is held in Ardingly at the South of England Showground and is said to be the biggest get-together in the lorry-driving calendar. Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) attended the event for the second year along with support for Partners, including; National Highways South East, Commercial Vehicle Unit and West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

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