A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Free Driving Assessments For Over 65s
An Essex driving school wants older drivers to sign up and check they are driving safely.
In Colchester last year, 9 elderly drivers were killed in crashes according to the Department for Transport.
More recently, a teenage girl died after being hit by an 87-year-old driver who lost control of his vehicle.
Cassie McCord was trapped against a shop wall in Head Street in February.
Now, Chris Wagner, who runs the First Choice Driving School, is offering free assessments this month.
He's told Heart: "It's not about naming and shaming anyone, but to make people better and safer drivers."
To find out more or book an assessment call 01206 512276.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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