The Difference Between Autopistas and Autovías

It is not always clear to many drivers who move through the motorway network, but there are two very different types of high-speed roads in Spain. The two types of roads share a lot of characteristics, but also have subtle differences. Both are motorways, but autopistas (AP-7 for example) and autovías (A-7) have their own …

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Truck Driver in Lucky Blaze Escape

The driver of a truck laden with vegetables is no doubt counting his blessings after surviving a major incident involving his vehicle late on Friday night. The fire service report that they were called to a vehicle blaze off the A-7 motorway, between Alicante and Elche, at around 02:45 in the early hours of Saturday …

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Confused Kamikaze Driver Causes Crash

A vehicle travelling in the wrong way along the AP-9 motorway near the Pontevedra town of Vilaboa on Saturday morning collided with another car resulting in three people being injured. According to the 112 emergency coordination centre, the incident occurred at 09:54 on Saturday morning at kilometre 134,600, in the Crecente direction. After receiving the …

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Truck Crash Closes Elche Motorway

An articulated truck, loaded with melons, overturned, crashed and burst into flames, blocking the A7 motorway in the area of the Elche university. The incident occurred at around lunchtime on Wednesday, resulting in the truck blocking the entire motorway in Read Full Article…

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Idiotic Cyclist Caught on Camera

This weekend, a passenger in a taxi videoed a scene that brought shock and horror to those who have since seen the video, a cyclist, wearing flip-flops, travelling at 100 kilometres per hour along a motorway on Mallorca. The cyclist Read More …

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Five Killed in Lorca Motorway Crash

Five people have been killed and another three injured in a road traffic incident on the Lorca-Águilas motorway on Tuesday morning. The 112 emergency coordination centre received a call at 07:19 reporting that a vehicle had left the road and Read More …

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