Road safety

Road Safety

We have a statutory responsibility to investigate road traffic accidents in East Sussex, to find out what causes them and to try and stop them happening in the future.

Contacts

Road Safety
County Hall,
St Anne's Crescent,
Lewes,
East Sussex BN7 1UE

See a map of this address

Email: road.safety@eastsussex.gov.uk

Further information

Road safety
Links to our road safety information.
Speeding - what we are doing
What we are doing to enforce speed limits across East Sussex and details of what you can do in your community.
Road casualties
Our annual overview of road casualty and crash statistics in the county, including crashes by road type and casualties by severity.
Crash sites
Find out what we are doing to improve sites in the county that have a poor record of injuries from crashes.
Motorcycle safety
Road safety information and links for riders of motorbikes and scooters.
Driving at work
We work with other local authorities and partners to promote safe driving at work, to help protect employees and employers from personal injury, financial loss and prosecution.

School crossing patrols

We have over 100 school crossing patrols at about 70 sites in East Sussex, helping children cross the road safely while walking to and from school.

Contacts

Darren Dowd
School Crossing Patrol and Driver Training Supervisor

Phone: 01273 335795
Email Darren Dowd

Further information

School crossing patrols
Information about school crossing patrols, plus how to get involved.

Child pedestrian training

Footsteps is a pedestrian training scheme for young children which aims to develop their awareness of roads.

Contacts

Elizabeth Leeding
Child Pedestrian Training Co-ordinator

Phone: 01273 482490
Email Elizabeth Leeding

Further information

Road awareness for children

Pedestrian crossings

Report a faulty crossing. Find out about different types of pedestrian crossings and how we decide where to put new ones.

Contacts

Infrastructure Delivery team
County Hall,
St Anne's Crescent,
Lewes,
East Sussex BN7 1UE

See a map of this address

Email Infrastructure Delivery team

Further information

Pedestrian crossings

Cycling awareness training

A Bikeability course gives children the skills they need for riding their bikes on the road. The aim is to encourage children to think independently and make their own informed decisions.

Contacts

Elizabeth Leeding
Child Pedestrian and Cycle Training Co-ordinator

Phone: 01273 482490
Email Elizabeth Leeding

Further information

Pedestrian and cyclist safety