• Warning Triangles to be Replaced
    by Admin on 24/03/2019 at 18:14

    The DGT is planning to implement a significant change to how people are protected in the event of their vehicle becoming immobilised on the road, by replacing the mandatory requirement for warning triangles with emergency lights.   Concern has been growing over the number of deaths on the roads, and an increase in the number […]

  • Time for your First ITV
    by Admin on 21/03/2019 at 11:15

    You´ve been driving around in your new vehicle for some time now, you´ve had little inconvenience or problem, other than taking it for a quick service, but now it´s come of age and it´s time for it to undertake its first ever ITV inspection. Don´t worry, there is nothing scary about the test; it is […]

  • N332 Needs Your Help
    by Admin on 21/03/2019 at 06:32

    Once again, the N332 Road Safety Project has been nominated and shortlisted in a national award that recognises contributions to road safety. The “Ponle Freno Citizen 2019” is awarded public vote, and so we need your help to support us. Representing N332 once again is Francisco Javier Morales, the original founder of the project group, […]

  • Five Arrested in Fake Licence Scam
    by Admin on 15/03/2019 at 12:49

    Officers from the National Police have arrested four people for being part of a group who would help people obtain a driving licence by fraudulent means. The officers also charged a fifth person as alleged perpetrators of criminal offences including the disclosure of secrets, document forgery and crimes against the State Administration. The arrests were […]

  • Seat Belts Save Lives – But there is still a reluctance to use them
    by Admin on 15/03/2019 at 08:20

    “…almost a quarter of vehicle occupants choose not to use a seat belt” “…almost a quarter of the people aged 12 or over who lost their lives were not wearing a seat belt” All this week, and through the weekend, the DGT is running an intensified surveillance campaign focussing on the use of seat belts, […]

  • Staying Safe this St Patrick´s Day
    by Admin on 14/03/2019 at 20:32

    Once again, the Orihuela Costa Taxi Association has teamed up with N332 as part of the #chooseright campaign, reminding everyone that taking a taxi is the safer option if you´re out to enjoy yourselves. This year´s campaign was launched in conjunction with the Cabo Roig St Patrick´s Day fiesta on the Orihuela Costa, with the […]

  • Arrested for distributing drugs on quadricycle for Benidorm
    by admin on 25/03/2019 at 18:10

    Officers from the National Police have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly distributing cocaine, ecstasy, hashish and marijuana with quadricycle for the entertainment areas of Benidorm (Alicante). A covert operations team spotted the quad riding through the entertainment areas and frequently returning to a lock-up, where it was believed he would restock. Upon his arrest, […]

  • 300 Marijuana Plants Destroyed in Benidorm
    by admin on 25/03/2019 at 18:00

    Officers fro the National Police have dismantled a plantation of 300 marijuana plants in a villa in Benidorm (Alicante) and have arrested the head of the plantation after a witness gave a statement claiming that he had been seen intimidating a woman with a shotgun inside. The police attended the property on the basis of […]

  • Prosecution Looking for 35 years for Attempting to Kill Wife and Son
    by admin on 25/03/2019 at 17:52

    A British man living in Denia (Alicante) faces 35 years in prison for trying to kill his wife and her son, after having allegedly mistreating them for at least a decade. Th defendant, a British man, and the woman were married in 2004 and in 2016 the family settled in Denia. According to reports by […]

  • Giz a Job! Kidnapper Demands Work Contract
    by admin on 16/03/2019 at 08:24

    Although not quite in the manner that Yosser Hughes (young people may have to ask a grown up) may have adopted in his quest for work, the forcefulness of one man´s request led to his arrest. “You give me 10,000 euro or only 5,000 but you get me a work contract in your company.” They […]

  • Police Catch Wanted Child Abuse Suspect in Benidorm
    by admin on 15/03/2019 at 08:40

    Officers from the National Police have arrested a British fugitive in Benidorm, wanted for questioning in connection with child abuse cases in the United Kingdom. The arrest was made with the help of the National Crime Agency (NCA) after the man fled the UK knowing he was wanted in connection with the continual sexual abuse […]

  • Largest Drug Lab in Europe Shut Down
    by admin on 31/01/2019 at 07:56

    The National Police has dismantled what they believe was one of the largest cocaine processing laboratories in Europe, located in an isolated villa in El Puig, north of Valencia. Officers arrested eleven people believed to be involved in the lb, in raids across six provinces -Madrid, Malaga, Toledo, Valencia, Valladolid and Pontevedra, which resulted in […]