News: Motorcyclists

EASTBOURNE 999 – JUNE 2023

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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Crawley Festival – May 2023

Posted on Monday 29th May 2023 in All Road Users, Business, Cyclists, Drivers, Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Pedestrians, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership attended Crawley Festival on Saturday 27th of May 2023! Crawley Festival is an annual collection of fantastic events taking in place in town. With a great variety of leisure activities, live music and community projects and entertainment. The Memorial Gardens saw high footfall on the day, the sun shined lifting all attendees moods.

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PROJECT EDWARD, WEEK OF ACTION – MAY 2023

Posted on Monday 22nd May 2023 in All Road Users, Cyclists, Drivers, Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Pedestrians, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership supported Project EDWARD’s week of action May 15th – May 19th, the long-term objective of which is a road traffic system free from death and serious injury. Project Edward launched in Sussex on Monday 15th May 2023 with supporting the local Community SpeedWatch group in Storrington West Sussex as part of the Nationwide campaign to reduce Killed and Seriously Injured on our Roads.

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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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POWERED TWO-WHEELER ENGAGEMENT – APRIL 2023

Posted on Monday 17th April 2023 in Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership were at Madeira Drive in Brighton on Friday 14th April. Members of Brighton and Hove County Council, Community SpeedWatch and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service joined our Programme Delivery Officer, discussing motorcycle safety with members of the public. On a particularly wet and windy day, riders braved the conditions to join us, discussing training courses such as Biker Down and Bike Safe, as well as general rider safety.

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