Seatbelts Save Lives

Seatbelts Save Lives

Earlier this month, five people from the same family, French nationals travelling through the town of Pancorbo in Burgos during their vacation. At 07:42 on the 5th of September, the vehicle they were travelling in was in collision with a Read Full Article…

Sixteen Thousand Euro Per Hour

The network of traffic monitoring cameras across Spain are now catching bad driving practices which is costing those responsible 16,528 euro per hour in fines. The information has been released in response to parliamentary questions, which have revealed that the Read Full Article…

The DGT Sets Out Air Support Plan

The DGT has been setting out plans to offer further support for road safety from the air, by using more aircraft, including fixed-winged planes and drones, and renewing the existing fleet. The Director General of Traffic, Gregorio Serrano, was with Read Full Article…

Local Police Exhibition in Orihuela

Auditorio De La Lonja, in Orihuela, is the host of an exhibition celebrating the history of the local police. “Historia De La Policía Local De Orihuela 1950-2017” is the title of the exhibition, which runs until Sunday, 10th of September. The inauguration is on Tuesday, 5th of September, at 21:00, and the exhibition is open …

Alicante Attic Fire Threatens Building

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a third-floor Alicante apartment attic that had endangered the roof of a building in calle Castaños. The fire service received notice at around 14:00 on Monday that the building was on fire, sending three crews to the scene. The fire was located in the wooden attic, hampering extinction because of …

Wasp Blamed for Crash

A wasp has been blamed for a crash in which a passenger car lost control and collided head on with another car towing a caravan in the Alicante town of Benissa. The incident occurred at around 11:50 on Monday on Read Full Article…

Back to School

It´s that time of year once again when the summer is coming to a close, and attentions start to turn back to yet another annual phenomenon, back to school time. Although it might be a relief for some parents, it Read Full Article…

Motorcyclist Killed in Alicante

A 24-year-old has died Saturday after crashing his motorcycle against a lamppost on a curve driving along Avenida de Elche in Alicante. The crash happened at around eight o’clock with ambulances sent to the scene, but resuscitation attempts failed. There were no visible signs on the road of the motorcycles braking before crashing into the …

Police Detain Brutal Gang

Four men and a woman, of Spanish, Colombia, Argentina and Ukraine nationality, one of them a minor, were arrested for a brawl in the port of Alicante where three other people were almost killed. According to the National Police, the incident occurred during the early hours of Aug. 19 on Paseo de Gomis, by the …

Back to School – Eventually

As children get set to return to school for the 2017-2018 calendar, the dates for that return have been published but offer considerable differences depending where in Spain you are located. Because of these differences, teachers and parents groups are calling for a standard system of dates across the country. A few examples show how the …

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