General Seat Belt Checks

To coincide with last week’s campaign which aimed at ensuring seat belts and child restraint systems are used correctly, we went to the Autos Direct Bosch Service Centre in San Miguel to see what checks can be done ourselves. AutosDirect.es offer a pre-ITV service check which aims to take away the worry about your car …

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Changes to the ITV System

The ITV inspection is a mandatory requirement for ensuring the minimum safety standard for vehicles is maintained, so as to ensure the minimum conditions of safety and respect for the environment on the road. However, from October of 2017, a Read Full Article…

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Stricter ITV controls from 2018

The mandatory vehicle safety vest, the Inspección Técnica de Vehículos, or ITV, the Spanish equivalent to the MOT, will become much stricter from 2018, especially in elements relating to pollutant emissions, the devices intended to reduce them and also a Read More …

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New Electronic ITV Certificates Enter Into Use

From this week, new vehicles registered in Spain will have a new, electronic version of the technical characteristics document, rather than the traditional paper or card version. The new tarjeta electrónica de características técnicas (eITV) will automatically be issued with Read More …

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It´s Criminal – Whatson´s Choice

Idiots! I am working with idiots! More about that later. Welcome to another packed edition of Whatson´s Choice, FREE every week inside The Courier newspaper. This week it´s all about the grizzly world of crime. There are two great crime drama shows on ITV this week, the first one stars a favourite actress of mine,

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