Trucks May be used to Fight Mobile Phone Use

This week, the DGT is running a special campaign on secondary roads, the location of the majority of fatal and serious incidents in Spain, which focussed on the main contributing factor to road traffic collisions, inappropriate speed, driving too close, alcohol and drugs, and not wearing a seat belt or using a mobile phone. It …

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Harsher Penalties for Phone Use Promised

In his first major interview since taking back the role, the new Director General of Traffic, Pere Navarro, announced a variety of changes being investigated which he hopes will start to reverse the trend of road fatalities. The first major change is for harsher penalties for talking on a mobile phone whilst driving. Navarro stated …

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Former Head of Traffic set to Return to the DGT

The Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) is set to have a new leader at the helm, Pere Navarro, who actually returns to the role he held between 2004 and 2011. Navarro will replace Gregorio Serrano as the head of the DGT, as the council of Ministers confirmed his appointment at the end of last week. …

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The DGT Launch New Mobility Plans

The Director General of the DGT, Gregorio Serrano, has presented the new Model of Mobility for Spain at the Connected Hub Congress during the Barcelona Motor Show. The plan will include real-time reporting through smartphones or on board devices of Read More …

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