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FOI / 3964 / 2019 - ECFRS vehicles


Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold this information.

Please see below the answer to your request.

Final Response:

Please provide the following information broken down by calendar years between 2016 and 2018.

1. The number of collisions involving authority vehicles. This includes all collisions in marked and unmarked vehicles.

2016 - 136

2017 - 134

2018 - 128

2. In relation to question 1, what was the total cost of repairing damaged vehicles?

2016 136 £59,289.58

2017 134 £32,771.17

2018 128 £61,482.93

3. A breakdown of driving offences committed by staff while on-duty, but not responding to emergency calls.

Driving offences while on-duty but not on an emergency call for 2018 were 13. We only keep records for the previous calendar year so only able to provide information for 2018.

4. In relation to question 3, what was the outcome of each offence? E.g. Process cancelled due to speeding offences detected for operational reasons, retraining course attended, paid + points, process cancelled, court appearance.

The driving offences were passed to the individuals so the specific outcomes are not known.

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