• Man and Boy Arrested for Dangerous Driving Video
    by Admin on 20/11/2018 at 13:51

    A young male and his father have both been arrested in La Rioja, after the boy was videoed by his dad as he drove a car at 160 kilometres per hour. The footage was recorded by the father on a mobile phone, later to be posted on social media. The incident took place on the […]

  • Major Fuel Stations to be Forced to Offer Electric
    by Admin on 20/11/2018 at 08:23

    As the government advances plans to make motoring more energy efficient, it is now set to accelerate plans that will force over a thousand filling stations to offer electricity charging points. The plans are already in place to ban the sale of cars that emit CO2 by 2040, however it has now been revealed that […]

  • Worrying Trend will See More Pedestrians, Cyclists and Bikers Killed
    by Admin on 20/11/2018 at 07:52

    Analysis of data from recent years suggests that since the birth of the automobile, in 2020, more vulnerable road users will be killed on Spain’s roads than the occupants of four-wheeled vehicles. The information comes from the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT), which suggests that by following the current evolution, there will be more pedestrians, […]

  • Who and Where are the Safest Young People on the Roads of Spain?
    by Admin on 17/11/2018 at 10:00

    Young drivers are amongst the highest risk group on the road, in terms of likelihood to be involved in a serious incident, mostly due to their inexperience, but sometimes motivated by bravado and pure immaturity. However, according to a recent study, it is possible to identify where the safest drivers of this group reside and, […]

  • Special Operation to Look After Motorbike Event
    by Admin on 17/11/2018 at 06:59

    This weekend, the DGT is running a special operation intent on trying to protect attendees to the Motul Grand Prix being held in Cheste. This is the largest event in the motorcycle calendar, with more than 200,000 spectators expected to attend the event which runs until Sunday, November 18. The special operation will run for […]

  • Category F Tyres Banned from Sale
    by Admin on 14/11/2018 at 08:00

    In a bid to further reduce the environmental impact of vehicles on the roads, the sale of poorly performing tyres has been outlawed. All tyres for sale in Spain follow the European Standards for safety rating. As of November 1, the sale of tyres which are in the “F” category for roll resistance, and which […]

  • Elche Eco Market on Saturday
    by admin on 17/11/2018 at 07:18

    Elche will be hosting an Eco Market on Saturday, or a Mercadillo Ecológico & Local, to give it it’s full name. Located on the Plaza De Castilla, the market is open from 09:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., the ecological and local flea market offers organic food and other healthy products created with much love and […]

  • Tapas, Gin and more in Orihuela
    by admin on 17/11/2018 at 07:09

    This weekend, from the 16th to the 18th of November, Orihuela has a double helping of small portion promotions on offer, with both a Gin and Tonic and a Tapas Route combined. There are a wide range of venues taking part, and, if you don’t know already, the idea is that you take in as […]

  • Ciudadanos Propose Campaign to Encourage Election Participation
    by admin on 17/11/2018 at 07:00

    The Ciudadanos political group is proposing a new campaign in which they intend to, “facilitate the right to vote of more than 70,000 European residents in the province of Alicante”. “Alicante is the Spanish province with the largest number of voters in the Union, 70,428 people in the last municipal elections, well ahead of Madrid, […]

  • Weekend Events in Orihuela
    by Admin on 15/11/2018 at 06:32

    This weekend, the cultural department has organised a photography event in the city, in fact it´s now the third such event to have taken place, aimed at capturing  the imagery of the municipality. The III Photography Days ‘Orihuela Town’, Fotomaton Festival, has its own website, www.fotomatonfestival.es, where you can find more information and even take […]

  • Tapas and Gin Routes This Weekend in Orihuela
    by Admin on 15/11/2018 at 06:28

    This weekend, from the 16th to the 18th of November, Orihuela has a double helping of small portion promotions on offer, with both a Gin and Tonic and a Tapas Route combined. There are a wide range of venues taking part, and, if you don’t know already, the idea is that you take in as […]

  • Gender Violence Race on Sunday
    by Admin on 14/11/2018 at 07:05

    On Sunday, the Orihuela town of San Bartolomé will play host to a race aimed at raising awareness of gender violence, and money to help those wanting to offer help on how to deal with the problem if you are a victim. It was Orihuela’s councillor for Sports, Víctor Valverde, who launched the event at […]