Road Closures between Villamartin and La Zenia for Works

During works which will see water pipes replaced around the Villamartin area, Orihuela Local Police is advising residents of road closures in the area. Avda las Brisas (Crta Villamartin) has been closed to traffic until the end of the work, with diversions in place. Towards San Miguel, the detour is via calle Manuel de Falla, …

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Local Police had a Busy Summer this Year

The special operation group of Torrevieja’s local police, El Grupo de Refuerzo Operativo (G.R.O.), have had a busy summer dealing with a variety of interventions from forgeries to possession. The unit, which operates as a unique and dedicated team, have planned and executed a total of 17 special operations, in addition to their routine duties, …

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New Motor Fuel Labels Coming this Autumn

In October, Spain is set to join in the new European Fuel Labelling Standard, which means that motor fuel pumps and new vehicles will have different labels attached, labels aimed at making it easier for consumers to choose the correct type of fuel for their vehicle. As now, the labels will be grouped into three …

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Road and Traffic Disruption Plans on Saturday Evening

Torrevieja Local Police are implementing measures of improvement and fluidity of traffic on Saturday evening, 8 September, between 20:30 and 22:00 that will be in place in the port area, for the celebration of the road-running race “II Legua Nocturna Port of Torrevieja”. The event may depend on weather developments during Saturday, as heavy rain …

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Other Healthier Ways to School

In addition to the car or school bus there are other ways of getting to school, ways which may offer a healthier alternative such as cycling or walking. If you are cycling, remember that when you are on the road, your bicycle is a vehicle just like any other. That means that the laws that …

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Advice for those not on the school run

As we head into September and the great “back to school” event, we must also consider those not on the school run, or those without children who may now have a different experience on their journey than of late. All road users must be reminded that traffic will increase at certain times of day as …

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On the School Run

If you are taking your children to school by car, remember that children under 1.35 metres in height are not allowed in the front seats. There are one or two exceptions, which you can read about on the website, n332.es. All occupants must be secured in the vehicle, by means of a seatbelt, or specially …

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Loose Objects in the Car

A persistent question that often arises is about loose objects in the car, such as a whether you´re allowed to carry a shopping bag on the back seat. All items in a vehicle must be secured, whether that be the occupants, or goods that are being transported, including shopping. The reason for this is simple. …

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How to Deal with Priority Vehicles

Emergency vehicle which are responding to an incident have priority over other vehicles. During any drive we must be forever conscious of our surroundings, allowing all of our senses to combine to provide special and location awareness, so that we Read Full Article…

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