The Special Christmas Operation is Now Underway

In preparation for the arrival of Santa, followed not too long after by the Three Kings, the DGT has launched this year’s special operation on the roads. The campaign was launched at 15:00 on Friday, and will run through until 7 January, with key times during the period, aimed at keeping the roads safer for …

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Torrevieja Fire Station Opens its Doors on Saturday

We all hope that we never need to experience it for real, but have you ever wondered how fire fighters are able to cut victims from car crashes, or how dogs are used in rescue activities? These questions, and many more, will be answered in Torrevieja on Saturday when the fire station opens its doors …

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National, Regional and Local Holidays for 2019

For the 2019 working calendar in Spain, there are eight working days which will be considered national holidays, including two which will form a “bridge” around a weekend, as both November 1, All Saints Day , and December 6, Constitution Day, fall on a Friday, These are the national holidays of course, known as “red …

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Local Police in Pilar de la Horadada Recover Stolen Bikes

As well as the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja locking up thieves who stole a hundred bikes, the Local Police in Pilar de la Horadada have also been getting in on the crime fighting action. Officers from the Local Police in Pilar de la Horadada have recovered 3 bicycles in the last few days, all of …

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Cars Without Eco Stickers Restricted in Madrid

Once again, Madrid is facing high levels of contamination caused by motor vehicle emissions, but unlike during previous episodes of pollution when everyone was confused as to who could drive where and when, this time the city council is able to better control access, thanks to the introduction of the Eco Sticker. On Wednesday, 12 …

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Twenty Thousands Alcohol and Drugs Tests Per Day This Week

The DGT launched a special awareness campaign on Monday, aimed at alerting drivers to the dangers of having consumed alcohol or drugs before driving. As part of the campaign, every day this week, including the weekend, the Guardia Civil Trafico will be conducting 20,000 tests on drivers, to ensure that they are safe behind the …

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Has Your Bike Been Stolen from Around the Torrevieja Area?

If you’ve suffered the theft or loss of a bicycle in the Torrevieja and surrounding area, you could be in luck, as officers from the Guardia Civil have recovered more than 80 in the arrest of four thieves. Officers from the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja have arrested four men, three of Moroccan nationality, aged 20,38 …

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Spanish Traffic Law – Free eBook

The Spanish Traffic Law eBook is available to read online, or download in PDF form for free. The document is over 500 pages and is the full translation of the Spanish traffic law, including explanations and commentary by Traffic Police Officers. To view and read online, click the image below. To download, scroll down the …

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