Reduced Speed Limits and More Radars Promised

Following a tragic summer on the roads of Spain, another disappointing buck to the trend of reducing fatalities, it is becoming increasingly clear to the DGT that a lack or responsible action by drivers can only be combated through further enforcement. The Director General of Traffic, Pere Navarro, is making it very clear, that the …

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Valencia Slows Down

Valencia council has implemented a 30 kilometre per hour limit on all roads within the city centre. The measure, which came into force at the start of September, aims to expand the space for pedestrians, increase road safety, reduce environmental Read More …

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LATEST SPEEDING CAMPAIGN SUCCESS

In last week´s crackdown on speeding by the Spanish traffic department, 952,903 vehicles were checked, of which 35,479, or 3.72%, were caught and processed for breaking the speed limit.
Over half of those checked were on conventional roads, wher…

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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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The Update Named NOTHING SPECIFIC

Especially for youuuuuuuu… Oh, wait, scrub that. Apparently you don´t like that song, according to data I´m not going to talk about yet!!! I shall just crack on. If anything happens to Kylie or Jason this week, it´s not my fault. So, what plans have I got this week then? I know you want to […]

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EXPRESS SERVICE

Police officers in Tudela, the municipality with second city of the autonomous community of Navarre, and a population is around 35,000, clocked a driver of a vehicle exceeding the speed limit last week on the AP-68 as it passed through the city, regist…

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PEGASUS CAUGHT FIVE TIMES MORE SPEEDERS

The Directorate General of Traffic, or DGT, has confirmed the effectiveness of its latest addition in the campaign of reducing road traffic fatalities, the dreaded big brother helicopter radar, Pegasus, revealing the statistics that show five times as …

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