News: Pedestrians

TiE 2023 Tour

Posted on Monday 1st January 2024 in Data, Drivers, Education and Training, Pedestrians

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) have been engaging and supporting secondary schools since 2013 through the delivery of Theatre in Education (TiE) style workshops aimed specifically at vulnerable pedestrians in Year 7 and passengers of inexperienced drivers in Year 11. 

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NPCC Vulnerable Road User/ Commercial Vehicle Engagement – September 2023

Posted on Friday 22nd September 2023 in Business, Cyclists, Drivers, Education and Training, Pedestrians, Speed

Officers from the Casualty Reduction Team at Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) worked in partnership with Sussex and Surrey’s Commercial Vehicle Unit to provide a morning of enforcement and education. The engagement was held on the A259, Brighton Road – on Friday 22nd of September, between 08:00-12:00. The 2023 NPCC: Vulnerable Road Users (VRU) Campaign took place from 11th – 24th September 2023. The purpose of this campaign was to reinforce key messaging in relation to the hierarchy of road users and increasing awareness. Commercial vehicle drivers have an obligation to be careful of the safety of other road users. Recent changes to the Highway Code created a hierarchy of road users, with those who could do the most harm bearing the greatest responsibility for road safety. That means commercial vehicle drivers have specific personal responsibility for ensuring the safety of those more vulnerable than themselves.

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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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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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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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