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Alcohol Limits and Penalties

It is often not realised that the maximum permitted alcohol limit in Spain is considerably lower than many other European countries, including the UK. It is also worth noting that these limits are precisely that, a maximum that is permitted. Read Full Article...
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Headlights Question Mark

There are many common questions about road signs and signals, this time we will explain about “headlights question mark”. The sign, which has the code S-24, normally works in conjunction with another, R-413. Let´s look at a common scenario, a Read Full Article...
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Driving in Rain

Changes in the weather provides significant risk to road users, and so our driving must be adapted at all times. Rain is one of the biggest contributors to weather related incidents. In Spain, long, dry periods are often followed by Read Full Article...
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Keep Calm and Learn About your Car

In recent years, different safety devices such as blind spot detectors, autonomous emergency braking or parking sensors have been incorporated into vehicles, but the amount of information they provide and the number of systems that must be kept under control Read More ...
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Driving Licence Codes List

On the back of your driving licence, you will see section number 12, which is where there may be a number of codes which are observations or restrictions that the driver must conform to, such as wearing spectacles for example. Read More ...
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Driving Licence Codes List

On the back of your driving licence, you will see section number 12, which is where there may be a number of codes which are observations or restrictions that the driver must conform to, such as wearing spectacles for example. Read More ...
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Smoking in Cars

We have seen an increase in the number of people asking a recurring question, is it illegal to smoke in cars in Spain? The short answer is no, not at the moment. The confusion seems to stem from two sources. Read More ...
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How to Lose Points

The DGT has issued a list of some the top reasons why drivers in Spain lose points from their licence, categorised by their severity. LOSE SIX POINTS Driving with a rate of alcohol greater than 0.50 mg per litre of Read More ...
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Snow Preparations

For those who live in the sunnier areas of Spain, the thought of snow may seem a long and distant memory, but the reality is, even such sun-drenched places like the Costa Blanca, are less than an hour away from Read More ...
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Snow Preparations

For those who live in the sunnier areas of Spain, the thought of snow may seem a long and distant memory, but the reality is, even such sun-drenched places like the Costa Blanca, are less than an hour away from Read More ...
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