Focus on Vans and Trucks This Week

All of this week, a special campaign to check commercial vehicles is taking place on the roads of Spain, with the Guardia Civil and local police collaborating to check safety factors relating to the operation of trucks and vans. The Read More …

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Blocking Junctions

Offence: Blocking Junctions. When you stop at a junction, if you block the passage of other vehicles, you face a fine. Fine: 200 euro Reason: The idea of junctions is to allow traffic to flow in different directions safely. If a junction is Read More …

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Insecure Animals in the Vehicle

Offence: Insecure Animals in the Vehicle. Having an animal in the vehicle that could interfere with the driver can result in a fine, so a dog sat loose on the front seat for example is not allowed. Carrying animals which are Read More …

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Using Your Mobile Phone Whilst Driving

Offence: Using Your Mobile Phone Whilst Driving. Using your mobile phone when driving also carries a fine, even if you are holding it on “speaker”, you are still holding and using your mobile. You are also not allowed to wear any Read More …

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Failing to Indicate

Offence: Failing to Indicate. Turning through a junction without the appropriate signals also carries a fine. Fine: 200 euro Reason: Indicators are designed to tell other road users of our intentions. They indicate what we intend to do. If we fail to use Read More …

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Failing to Give Way

Offence: Failing to Give Way. Failing to give way to another vehicle when that vehicle has priority and forcing them to brake or manoeuvre sharply will result in a fine and the loss of points. Fine: 200 euro and the loss of Read More …

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