• Time for your First ITV
    by Admin on 21/03/2019 at 11:15

    You´ve been driving around in your new vehicle for some time now, you´ve had little inconvenience or problem, other than taking it for a quick service, but now it´s come of age and it´s time for it to undertake its first ever ITV inspection. Don´t worry, there is nothing scary about the test; it is […]

  • N332 Needs Your Help
    by Admin on 21/03/2019 at 06:32

    Once again, the N332 Road Safety Project has been nominated and shortlisted in a national award that recognises contributions to road safety. The “Ponle Freno Citizen 2019” is awarded public vote, and so we need your help to support us. Representing N332 once again is Francisco Javier Morales, the original founder of the project group, […]

  • Five Arrested in Fake Licence Scam
    by Admin on 15/03/2019 at 12:49

    Officers from the National Police have arrested four people for being part of a group who would help people obtain a driving licence by fraudulent means. The officers also charged a fifth person as alleged perpetrators of criminal offences including the disclosure of secrets, document forgery and crimes against the State Administration. The arrests were […]

  • Seat Belts Save Lives – But there is still a reluctance to use them
    by Admin on 15/03/2019 at 08:20

    “…almost a quarter of vehicle occupants choose not to use a seat belt” “…almost a quarter of the people aged 12 or over who lost their lives were not wearing a seat belt” All this week, and through the weekend, the DGT is running an intensified surveillance campaign focussing on the use of seat belts, […]

  • Staying Safe this St Patrick´s Day
    by Admin on 14/03/2019 at 20:32

    Once again, the Orihuela Costa Taxi Association has teamed up with N332 as part of the #chooseright campaign, reminding everyone that taking a taxi is the safer option if you´re out to enjoy yourselves. This year´s campaign was launched in conjunction with the Cabo Roig St Patrick´s Day fiesta on the Orihuela Costa, with the […]

  • Update 1 to eBook – Spanish Traffic Law
    by Admin on 10/03/2019 at 20:28

    As of January, 2019, the maximum permitted speed on secondary roads of Spain changed, and was reduced. The idea was to simplify the understanding of the speed limits and, primarily, slow down vehicles on these roads where the most injury and fatal incidents occur. You can read more about the change in the law by […]

  • Giz a Job! Kidnapper Demands Work Contract
    by admin on 16/03/2019 at 08:24

    Although not quite in the manner that Yosser Hughes (young people may have to ask a grown up) may have adopted in his quest for work, the forcefulness of one man´s request led to his arrest. “You give me 10,000 euro or only 5,000 but you get me a work contract in your company.” They […]

  • Police Catch Wanted Child Abuse Suspect in Benidorm
    by admin on 15/03/2019 at 08:40

    Officers from the National Police have arrested a British fugitive in Benidorm, wanted for questioning in connection with child abuse cases in the United Kingdom. The arrest was made with the help of the National Crime Agency (NCA) after the man fled the UK knowing he was wanted in connection with the continual sexual abuse […]

  • Largest Drug Lab in Europe Shut Down
    by admin on 31/01/2019 at 07:56

    The National Police has dismantled what they believe was one of the largest cocaine processing laboratories in Europe, located in an isolated villa in El Puig, north of Valencia. Officers arrested eleven people believed to be involved in the lb, in raids across six provinces -Madrid, Malaga, Toledo, Valencia, Valladolid and Pontevedra, which resulted in […]

  • Caught Red Handed in Benidorm (again)
    by admin on 31/01/2019 at 07:51

    Officers from the National Police arrested a man in Benidorm who they caught, red handed, trying to steal from a local bar. A private security company alerted the police to the presence of a man in a business which was closed in the early hours of the morning. The guards reported that they had heard […]

  • Serial Shop Lifters Arrested
    by admin on 31/01/2019 at 07:48

    Officers from the National Police in Benidorm have been busy this week, this time arrested two people, aged 29 and 41 and of Spanish and Ecuadorian nationality respectively, believed to be responsible for thefts from at least 17 shops in Benidorm. It´s not the first time the pair have faced justice, as they already have […]

  • Take the Train to Terra Natura Animal Park
    by admin on 31/01/2019 at 07:44

    The Terra Natura animal park has become the first theme park in the Valencian Community to sign a collaboration agreement with the national Spanish train operator Renfe, with the aim of promoting the complex as a tourist destination, and its geographical environment, throughout the peninsular. The idea is that visitors from across Spain will be […]