Shock figures show a big jump in the number of fatal crashes in Essex.
Ten people died on the county’s roads last month.
That’s up from three in February 2015.
67 were seriously injured compared with 39 a year ago.
Drivers are now being urged to take ext5ra care and respect other road users.
The fatal collisions happened in Westcliff, Southend, Thurrock, Galleywood, Cressing, Basildon, Weeley, Brentwood and Witham.