• Portable Warning Lights May Become Compulsory
    by Admin on 17/01/2019 at 10:00

    In the event of an incident or breakdown on the roads, we hopefully know the procedure to follow, donning our high visibility vest and placing one or two warning triangles protecting the vehicle, and then summoning help, but it is becoming increasingly apparent that this procedure is not enough. Whether it´s because the rules are […]

  • Pedestrian Knocked down in Torrevieja
    by Admin on 17/01/2019 at 09:18

    A man, said to be 73-years-old, was knocked down and killed in Torrevieja on Wednesday evening. The incident occurred at around 19:45 on Wednesday evening. An emergency medical crew attended the incident but could do nothing to save the life of the pedestrian. An incident is underway to ascertain the details. &nbs […]

  • More Road Safety Challenges for 2019
    by Admin on 16/01/2019 at 10:39

    As data for 2018 is starting to emerge, it allows us to take stock of the threats and challenges that faced road safety, analyse the injury and fatality statistics, examine the strategies that have worked, and look in more detail at those which have failed, and, although we have seen an increase again in road […]

  • Valencia Region in Third Place for Road Deaths
    by Admin on 01/01/2019 at 20:22

    The New Year extended weekend has not passed without tragedy, and the roads have sadly played their part in changing some people’s lives, and not for the better. On Sunday, one person, a 71-year-old woman, was killed and another five were injured, three left trapped in their vehicles following a head one collision on the […]

  • Check your Screen Wash Levels
    by Admin on 30/12/2018 at 16:27

    Whatever the time of year, one part of the car receives a considerable amount of abuse, and yet it  is one part that must remain clear and clean in order for it to perform its function safely, that is the windscreen. During the height of summer we find flies and bugs splattered as we drive […]

  • Speed Reduction Approved and will Come Into Force Soon
    by Admin on 28/12/2018 at 18:10

    On 28 December, 2018, the Spanish government has approved the amendment of Article 48 of the General Circulation Regulation referring to speed limits on conventional roads with the main aim of reducing casualties through road traffic incidents and meeting the objective established in the Road Safety Strategy 2011-2020 to lower the rate of deaths in […]

  • Where in Spain to Watch the Lunar and Solar Eclipses of 2019
    by admin on 05/01/2019 at 22:00

    The National Geographic Institute (IGN), part of the Ministry of Development, has published a calendar of events which are literally out of this world, where Spain will be treated to five eclipses, two of the moon and three of the sun. We’re not going to be able to see the first phenomenon, partly because it […]

  • Owner and Dogs Rescued from Alicante Inferno
    by admin on 05/01/2019 at 21:22

    A dramatic fire in an apartment block led to concerns for the owner and the dogs who lived there, but fire fighters were quick to the scene. The fire swept through an Alicante apartment on Friday night, completely destroying the third-floor home, but the owner and two dogs were lucky to be rescued by fire […]

  • Three Kings Parade on Saturday
    by Admin on 03/01/2019 at 07:26

    This Saturday, the Three Kings will once again arrive in Torrevieja by boat, a scene which has become a tradition in the town, landing at 5:30 p.m. in the fishing port. The Councillor for fiestas, Domingo Pérez, confirmed the arrangements in a press conference, explaining that their Majesties will spend about 30 minutes at the […]

  • The 2019 Price Ups and Downs
    by admin on 02/01/2019 at 06:29

    This year starts with increases in the cost of electricity, fuel, stamps, telephones and regional train tickets, although the price of natural gas will go down. Airport taxes and other train ticket prices are maintained, as is IBI, the tax rate, although the basic minimum wage has also gone up, as have pensions. Keep reading […]

  • Woman Dies at Alicante Airport
    by admin on 23/12/2018 at 08:59

    A young woman, said to be 28 years-of-age, died on Saturday afternoon after falling from a 20-metre height at Alicante-Elche airport. The incident occurred a little after 5:30 p.m. on a footbridge located at the bus loading area. A paramedic ambulance attended the scene and medics carried out cardiopulmonary resuscitation before transferring the woman to […]

  • Christmas is Coming – Avoid Tummy Bugs with Ease
    by admin on 19/12/2018 at 17:01

    One of the least desirable conditions associated with special events such as Christmas is gastroenteritis, which is food poisoning caused by bacteria or a virus, causing the inflammation of the digestive tract and manifests with diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, fever, weight loss or even dehydration. Experts from tratamientoyenfermedades.com have provided a series of their top tips […]