News: All Road Users

NATIONAL DASH CAMERA DAY – August 2023

Posted on Saturday 5th August 2023 in All Road Users, Cyclists, Drivers, Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Pedestrians

The 5th of August marks National Dash Cam Day and is held to raise awareness about various road safety precautions. A dash cam is a small in-car camera positioned on the windscreen that records everything in front of and, in some situations, behind the driver.

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NPCC: SEATBELT RETURNS – JUNE 2023

Posted on Monday 10th July 2023 in All Road Users, Business, Drivers, Education and Training, News, Safety Cameras

More than 300 vehicles were stopped as part of a national campaign to enforce seatbelt use in Sussex. The campaign to support the National Police Chiefs’ Council ran from June 5 to June 25, and officers in the county carried out dedicated enforcement patrols from June 12.

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Brake Kids Walk – June 2023

Posted on Monday 19th June 2023 in All Road Users, Cyclists, Education and Training, Pedestrians

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership took part in Brake’s Kids Walk on Wednesday 14 June, supporting a local school in Shoreham, West Sussex, helping children call for safer roads in their community. This nationwide event is organised by Brake, the road safety charity, to help pupils promote the benefits of walking and learn about road safety. More than 600 schools and 90,000 children are taking part across the country.

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NPCC: National Seatbelt Operation – June 2023

Posted on Tuesday 13th June 2023 in All Road Users, Drivers, Education and Training

The three-week operation, co-ordinated by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). From Monday (June 12), Sussex Safer Road Partnership have been joining colleagues from across the UK to support the National Police Chiefs’ Council annual seat belt operation to help drive the message home. This campaign, which runs until Sunday, June 25, aims to raise awareness of the dangers of not wearing a seat belt whilst driving, which can increase the chances of being involved in a fatal or serious collision.

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South of England Show – June 2023

Posted on Monday 12th June 2023 in All Road Users, Cyclists, Drivers, Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Pedestrians, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership attended the South of England Show, from the 9th till the 11th of June. With a non-stop programme of agricultural and equestrian displays, country pursuits, entertainment, rural crafts, and a variety of local opportunities, the South of England Show offers all ages the opportunity to connect with the countryside and enjoy a great day out. This event enables colleagues from SSRP to meet with those living in rural communities to support them with road safety-related questions.

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