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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Save the Children

In the recent special surveillance campaign which monitored the use of seatbelts and child restraint systems in vehicles, the Guardia Civil identified and stopped 161 children who were at risk, as they were not secured in the vehicles by any Read Full Article…

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School Bus Checks This Week

From today, and all of this week, officers from the Guardia Civil traffic department will be carrying out extra checks and surveillance on school buses. During the five-day campaign, the officers will intensify inspections on both the vehicles and the Read Full Article…

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Seatbelts Save Lives

Earlier this month, five people from the same family, French nationals travelling through the town of Pancorbo in Burgos during their vacation. At 07:42 on the 5th of September, the vehicle they were travelling in was in collision with a Read Full Article…

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COACH CRASH REOPENS SEAT BELT DEBATE

In light of this week´s tragic coach crash in Ávila, in which 9 people lost their lives, the worst bus crash in Spain in 5 years, the Interior Minister, Jorge Fernández Díaz, is proposing enforcing a reduced speed on buses re…

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CHANGE FOR THE GOOD OF ROAD SAFETY

An announcement of increasing the speed limit on some motorways has met with a mixture of opposition and praise this week, with motoring organisations satisfied that the blanket speed limit become more adaptable, but those concerned over safety being a…

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