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Another 50 Traffic Eyes Watching Over Us

This week, another 50 Traffic Eye camera have entered into service, watching over the road network. The cameras have been under test for a short time to ensure they are calibrated correctly and that they work, during which time drivers Read Full Article...
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Traffic

Little Drummer Boy Caught

In a recent patrol by a Pegasus-equipped DGT helicopter, flying observers noticed a driver carrying out an unusual procedure behind the wheel, something they had never seen before, and, although the Pegasus cameras were perhaps not the fame and coverage Read More ...
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Traffic

Little Drummer Boy Caught

In a recent patrol by a Pegasus-equipped DGT helicopter, flying observers noticed a driver carrying out an unusual procedure behind the wheel, something they had never seen before, and, although the Pegasus cameras were perhaps not the fame and coverage Read More ...
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Newspaper

BUDGET BURDEN EASED THANKS TO BAD DRIVERS

As part of their road monitoring and policing procedures, the DGT has an expenditure budget of 734 million euro this year, with more than half, 441.9 million, being spent on staff costs. However, thanks to the number of drivers fined for road traffic...
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Newspaper

GUARDIA CIVIL TO BE POWERED BY ROLLS ROYCE

The two new Guardia Civil patrol boats being built at the Astilleros Gondán shipyard in Vegadeo will be powered by Rolls Royce engines. This is the first time that the Guardia Civil fleet has been powered by engines from the British institutio...
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Newspaper

ON YOUR BIKE GUARDIA

Guardia Civil traffic cops have taken to two wheeled pedal power in certain parts of Spain, in order to monitor whether vehicles give the mandatory 1.5 metre distance when passing. What might come as a nasty surprise to those who don´t give eno...
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Newspaper

SPEEDING FINE REVENUE DOWN

The amount of revenue collected through traffic fines has been reducing annually since 2011, according to the DGT traffic department in response to a question raised through parliament this week. In 2011, the DGT collected 458 million euro in fines, ...
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