News: Drivers

SSRPs ‘WHAT’S THE COST?’ Campaign – December 2022

Posted on Sunday 25th December 2022 in All Road Users, Data, Drivers, Education and Training

Throughout December, Sussex Safer Roads Partnership ran an 'Under The Influence Campaign' focusing on improving the awareness surrounding the impact of driving under the influence in the lead-up to Christmas. Working with Partners to amplify the messaging, our aim for the campaign was to educate and change road users' attitudes around road safety during this festive period, and the importance of staying safe, sober and alert on the roads.

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COMMUNITY SPEEDWATCH ENGAGEMENT, UCKFIELD – DECEMBER 2022

Posted on Tuesday 20th December 2022 in All Road Users, Data, Drivers, Education and Training, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) joined Community Speedwatch (CSW) volunteers in Uckfield to target local speeding concerns with support from Roads Policing Unit (RPU) and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) for an afternoon full of activity. SSRP attended, with the engagement vehicle, housing all supporting literature and resources to educate drivers about the consequences of driving at unsafe speed. An RPU Officer was there to intersect those over the limit speed, supporting the data collection of the volunteers.

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BRAKES ROAD SAFETY WEEK – COMMUNITY SPEEDWATCH ENGAGEMENT, NOVEMBER 2022

Posted on Friday 25th November 2022 in All Road Users, Data, Drivers, Education and Training, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) joined Community Speedwatch (CSW) volunteers in Seaford to target local speeding concerns with support from Roads Policing Unit (RPU), for an afternoon full of activity. SSRP attended, with the engagement vehicle, housing all supporting literature and resources to educate drivers about the consequences of driving at unsafe speed. A Casualty Reduction Officer was there to intersect those over the limit speed, supporting the data collection of the volunteers.

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Safe Drive, Stay Alive – November 2022

Posted on Friday 18th November 2022 in All Road Users, Drivers, Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Pedestrians

Safe Drive Stay Alive has become a firm fixture in the education calendar and is popular with schools and colleges throughout Sussex. Safe Drive Stay Alive, is a live theatre-based education production that aims to raise road safety awareness amongst young people and to positively influence their attitudes to driving and as passengers. Young drivers are much more likely to be involved in a crash on the roads, often due to inexperience and a lack of knowledge of the risks.

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Project EDWARD, Day 5 – 2022

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

Day 5 of Project EDWARD (Every Day Without A Road Death) Sussex Safer Roads Partnership's Casualty Reduction Officers response to Operation Crackdown reports - focusing on individuals choosing to illegally park on zig-zag lines outside a school in Crawley.

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