With more than 2,000 children killed or seriously injured on our roads each year, getting them to school safely is a concern for all parents.
Aound 5,000 children across the region have marched for their right to feel safe on the streets near their schools, and to get the speed limit reduced to 20 in built up areas.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper
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Becoming drier by this evening with the chance of a late sunny spell.
The Chief Executive of Southend United has told ITV News Anglia that his players deserved to win promotion to League One at Wembley.
Some sunny intervals are possible initially this morning but cloud and patchy rain will gradually sweep in as the day goes on.