All Emergency Vehicles will have Blue Lights

After many years of discussion and disagreement, on 31st of July, 2018, it entered into law in Spain that all emergency vehicles will use flashing blue lights. The reform is published in Ministerial Order PCI / 810/2018, published in the BOE, modifying several Annexes to the General Vehicle Regulations -RD 2822/1998- among which is Annex …

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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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Going Blue in July

The Director General of Traffic, Gregorio Serrano, has stated that the reform which means that all emergency vehicles will have blue lights will become effective in July. The DGT are currently studying possibilities of a provisional authorisation which would allow Read Full Article…

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Priority Vehicles

Blue or orange flashing lights, sirens, bells, the very thought conjures up the image of an emergency vehicle, attending or dealing with a life threatening or emergency situation, but what about a car intermittently sounding its horn and waving a Read More …

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Blue Lights for All Priority Vehicles

From February 2016, all priority vehicles on Spain´s roads will display flashing blue lights. Currently, fire and ambulance vehicles, and tow trucks responding to an emergency, indicate that they are priority vehicles by use of flashing orange lights, with only Read More …

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