A teacher, who worked in Chelmsford, has been charged with multiple offences relating to children.
58 Young Drivers In Essex Crashes
Since the start of this year, 58 young drivers have been killed or seriously hurt on roads across the county.
However, the number of casualties has been falling over the past decade since a programme was introduced teaching teenagers about the risks involved when getting behind the wheel.
Roadster events take part throughout the year giving 17 year olds the chance to get some hands-on experience.
This week, students in south Essex are taking part in activities at the Ford Technical Centre in Dunton.
It's run by the County Council and includes a hard-hitting film made by the friends of a teenager who died in a crash in Thorpe Bay in 2009.
Young drivers made up 20% of all those killed or seriously injured in Essex.
Adam Mudd Was 16 When He Began His Cyber Attacks
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
A man has been jailed for life to serve a minimum of 25 years for murdering an uncle as he attempted to protect his niece from unwanted advances in Basildon.
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