News: Pedestrians

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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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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