Drunk in Charge of a Scooter?

An 18-year-old man was charged with drunk driving recently, but he wasn´t driving a car, he was simply riding along on an electric scooter, so how could he be fined? The simple answer to the question is this. There are only two basic types of road users, pedestrians, and vehicle users. A pedestrian is quite …

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When is it Not 90?

There has been a little confusion over some of the speed limit reductions implemented recently, and so we thought we would explain what is causing the doubt and therefore clear up the mystery. The maximum permitted speed limit on secondary roads is now 90 kilometres per hour. If signs were in place that permitted a …

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N332 RoadWatch – Issue 16

Welcome to the latest edition of N332 RoadWatch. You can read this edition here for free, at the end of the introduction, or if you would like to purchase and download  a PDF version, you can click the button here… Buy PDF We took a short break from publishing RoadWatch, which, as regular readers know, …

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What Documents are Needed for the ITV

In order for an inspection centre to carry out the mandatory Technical Inspection of Vehicles (ITV), the equivalent to the MOT, you must present certain documents at the ITV test centre. These documents are in order to confirm the ownership of the vehicle, it´s registration, and the details on any previous inspections carried out. Over …

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La Mata, Torrevieja, offering a range of bars, shops and hidden gems, and just a short trip to the beach or the centre of the town and about 15 minutes away from the centre of Torrevieja or the natural parks surrounding this area

La Mata, Torrevieja, offering a range of bars, shops and hidden gems, and just a short trip to the beach or the centre of the town and about 15 minutes away from the centre of Torrevieja or the natural parks surrounding this area

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New Speed Limits Now in Force in Spain

As of Tuesday 29 January, 2019, new maximum permitted speed limits come into force on certain roads in Spain. This is the first of a wave of reforms intended on reducing the number of injury and fatal incidents on the roads, and is effective on some 7,000 kilometres of the secondary road network. This reform …

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New, restrictive maximum permitted speed limits come into force in Spain. Notably, secondary roads see the reduction, with 7,000 kilometres of road now reduced. Keep an eye on further restrictions based on the type of vehicle too, especially van and derivatives drivers

New, restrictive maximum permitted speed limits come into force in Spain.
Notably, secondary roads see the reduction, with 7,000 kilometres of road now reduced.
Keep an eye on further restrictions based on the type of vehicle too, especially van and derivatives drivers

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Torrevieja in Electric Vehicle Drive

Torrevieja is continuing its plans to become a more eco-friendly town, thanks partly due to a green mayor at the helm, this time with the announcement of the acquisition of a fleet of electric vehicles. The Los Verdes Mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, explained this week how the town council has signed an agreement …

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N-332 Widening Scheme Reaches New Stage

The Mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, held a press conference on Thursday in which he explained that the project to widen the N-332 main road as it passes Torrevieja is continuing on course, as planned, and at a “good pace”. Dolón, who stated that, “I am permanently in contact with the Ministry of Development …

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