Cyclists and Roundabouts

A recent survey conducted by the Ponle Freno Study Centre has revealed that 40% of road users don’t know how to act in the presence of cyclists, and that two thirds of all road users don’t know who has priority at roundabouts. The first thing that is seemingly lacking in knowledge is that at a …

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Worrying Trend will See More Pedestrians, Cyclists and Bikers Killed

Analysis of data from recent years suggests that since the birth of the automobile, in 2020, more vulnerable road users will be killed on Spain’s roads than the occupants of four-wheeled vehicles. The information comes from the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT), which suggests that by following the current evolution, there will be more pedestrians, …

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The ‘Dutch Reach’ Makes Opening Doors Safer for All

The Highway Code, the basic driving manual for the United Kingdom, is to have a new instruction added which aims to offer more protection to vulnerable road users such as cyclists. Known as the ‘Dutch Reach’, the new instruction ensures a safer method of opening a vehicle’s doors, ensuring greater observation opportunities, and therefore a …

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More Cyclists Charged with Drink Driving

Traffic officers from the Guardia Civil in Pontevedra have charged two cyclists, in separate incidents, for drink driving offences. The first case was in the municipality of Portas when officers received information about a male cycling on the N-550 showing signs of being intoxicated. Following up the reports, a patrol soon located a cyclist in …

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Two Cyclists Killed on Saturday

Investigations are underway to determine the causes of two road traffic incidents in the Valencia region which have resulted in two cyclists being killed. The first incident occurred just after 11:00 on the N-332, between the Alicante towns of Guardamar Read Full Article…

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