How Much is Too Much?

Local Police in Seville sanctioned a driver for a number of offences, a driver who had originally thought that the angels-of-bargains were shining down! The officers observed the driver of a light passenger van talking on their mobile and so decided to stop the vehicle. They then noticed that the vehicle, which was displaying novice …

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Free Buses in Orihuela on Friday

Orihuela town hall are joining in with “Mobility Week”, by offering free bicycle workshops on Saturday, and free buses in the municipality on Friday. The environmental department have organised the events, with the use of public or self-powered transport being the focus that the town hall want to highlight. On Friday 21 September, buses in …

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New Motor Fuel Labels Coming this Autumn

In October, Spain is set to join in the new European Fuel Labelling Standard, which means that motor fuel pumps and new vehicles will have different labels attached, labels aimed at making it easier for consumers to choose the correct type of fuel for their vehicle. As now, the labels will be grouped into three …

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Police Rammed by Drug Traffickers

Officers from the National Police were forced to give chase to a fugitive vehicle through the streets of Elche (Alicante), after the car rammed them at a checkpoint in an attempt to evade detection.     The officers were involved in a routine checkpoint when a vehicle was seen acting suspiciously on approach. Apparently noting …

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Get Off Your Phone!!!

The DGT will launch a special campaign this week, aimed at clamping down on one of the primary contributing factors to road traffic collisions, using a mobile phone whilst driving. The campaign will start on Monday 17 September, running all week and through the weekend, with officers from the Guardia Civil, supported by colleagues in …

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Vehicles Trapped by Floods across Valencia

Fire fighters across Valencia have been called to rescue vehicle occupants trapped by floods on Saturday morning. Overnight storms that continued into the morning caused significant surface water, which peaked at its problematic stage a little before 8:00 in the morning. Five vehicles became trapped on the road between the Carrefour supermarket and Aquopolis water …

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Do You Know the Latest Changes to Traffic Law?

In a world in which we have to adapt to technological advances which are developing at an alarming rate, traffic laws also have to change constantly to keep up with many of these advances. Not only that, roads appear to be becoming more deadly, with a once declining trend in deaths and serious injuries, these …

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Santa Pola Mirror Smashers Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil are investigating a trend which is starting to spread through social media, where plaudits are earned by smashing vehicle´s mirrors and posting the results of both the act and the damage on the internet. So far, three people have been arrested in Santa Pola (Alicante), all of them male, two …

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Summer Fatalities Increased by Fifteen Percent

During the summer months of July and August, 259 people lost their lives on the roads of Spain, 34 more deaths than in the same period last year, representing an increase of 15%. In July, 2018, there were 127 deaths due to traffic incidents on interurban roads, which showed an increase of 6 deaths compared …

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