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Road Safety

  • 2626 people were casualties on the roads of East Sussex in 2017.
  • 32 were killed and 528 people were seriously injured.
  • With an estimated population of 800,000 in East Sussex, Brighton & Hove, this means 1 in every 278 people were killed or injured in road traffic collisions.
  • An average of 8 injuries per day and a person killed every 11 days in a Road Traffic Collision.

FREE ICE Stickers (In Case of Emergency)

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership are giving away ICE stickers which can be added to motorcycle helmets, cycling helmets or horse riders helmets etc. If you are involved in an incident where you cannot communicate, a scan of the QR code on the sticker with a mobile phone will allow people to identify you and who your next of kin are. Find out more. 

Concerned about speeding in your area?

Community Speedwatch (CSW) is a national initiative where active members of local communities join with the support of the Police to monitor speeds of vehicles using speed detection devices.

Find out more about Community Speedwatch

Real life stories

Meet Ali - who tragically lost her son in a fatal crash. Watch on YouTube.

In “Josh’s Story” Josh and his mum Tina Black explain how their lives have been affected after Josh was involved in a road traffic collision – and wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.

Watch Josh's story on YouTube.

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Drink/Drug Driving

Keys and drink

Driving after drinking or using drugs can have devastating consequences.


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Aiming for a reduction in motorcycle related fatalities and serious injuries.

Project EDWARD


Project Edward aims that no one should die on the roads of Europe on 21 September each year.

Safe Drive Stay Alive

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Aiming to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on the road.

Operation Crackdown

Operation crackdown

Giving you the opportunity to report anti-social driving/riding as well as abandoned vehicles.

Tyre Safe

Wheels on rainy road

Dedicated to raising awareness about the dangers of using defective or illegal tyres. 

Summer Driving

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Winter Driving

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Driving In Severe Weather

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Figures shown were recorded between Nov 2016 and Oct 2017 and taken from Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) Data Portal

Killed or Seriously Injured (KSI) have reduced by 8.9% between 2014 and 2015

*Data obtained from Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) Data Portal

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