News: Cyclists


Posted on Monday 5th June 2023 in All Road Users, Cyclists, Drivers, Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Pedestrians, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership attended the 999 Display on Eastbourne’s seafront Western Lawns. Resident have had the chance to see emergency response vehicles, get on board a fire engine or ambulance, try out the hoses, see arena demonstrations from the police dogs, sea rescues from the coastguard, and speak face to face to colleagues from a range of emergency services.

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Operation Safe Pass, Day of Action – April 2023

Posted on Wednesday 19th April 2023 in Cyclists, Education and Training, Motorcyclists, News, Pedestrians, Speed

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit (RPU) joined Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) working together to provide a day of education and enforcement. The activity was held on New Church Road, Hove – on Tuesday 18th of April, between 08:00-11:00, to mark Operation Close Pass day of action highlighting the importance of keeping at least the distance of another car (1.5m) away. This location was selected due to our data showing us that 50% of those killed and seriously injured on this road have been cyclists. This activity was aimed to increase awareness among other road users.

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NPCC 2-Wheel Operation Road Safety Campaign – April 2023

Posted on Monday 10th April 2023 in All Road Users, Cyclists, Education and Training, Motorcyclists

National safety operation: Police urge all road users to help reduce two-wheel collisions. A national road safety operation starts today (Monday 10 April), in which police forces all over the country will be urging road users to help improve safety for the riders of bicycles and motorcycles.

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Posted on Thursday 30th March 2023 in Business, Cyclists, Drivers, Education and Training

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership supported West Sussex County Council, for a cycle safety event on Wednesday 29th of March, 12-4pm, at South Street Square, Worthing. The 'Exchanging Places' event aims to address the most common cause of serious injury and death to cyclists – collisions involving HGVs.

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Project EDWARD, Day 4 – 2022

Posted on Friday 21st October 2022 in All Road Users, Cyclists, Drivers, Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Pedestrians, Speed

Day 3 of Project EDWARD (Every Day Without A Road Death) Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) was in Bognor Regis. We brought along the crash car with support from colleagues from West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service and Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency Enforcement Team.

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