Update 1 to eBook – Spanish Traffic Law

As of January, 2019, the maximum permitted speed on secondary roads of Spain changed, and was reduced. The idea was to simplify the understanding of the speed limits and, primarily, slow down vehicles on these roads where the most injury and fatal incidents occur. You can read more about the change in the law by …

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Volvo to Limit Car Speed

Volvo Cars has announced that the manufacturer will limit the maximum speed of all its vehicles to 180 kilometres per hour from 2020 to highlight the dangers excessive speed. In addition to global, European and national initiatives, Volvo themselves have pledged to do whatever it can to ensure that nobody dies or is seriously injured …

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Campaign Focussing on Trucks, Buses and Vans

All this week and through the weekend, Spain has joined most countries in the European Union focussing on some of the bigger vehicles that move through the continent´s road network, namely trucks, buses and vans. Distraction is one of the main causes of incidents involving this type of vehicle, and with 13% of all incidents …

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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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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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Speed Reduction Approved and will Come Into Force Soon

On 28 December, 2018, the Spanish government has approved the amendment of Article 48 of the General Circulation Regulation referring to speed limits on conventional roads with the main aim of reducing casualties through road traffic incidents and meeting the objective established in the Road Safety Strategy 2011-2020 to lower the rate of deaths in …

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Speed Reduction Approved and will Come Into Force Soon

On 28 December, 2018, the Spanish government has approved the amendment of Article 48 of the General Circulation Regulation referring to speed limits on conventional roads with the main aim of reducing casualties through road traffic incidents and meeting the objective established in the Road Safety Strategy 2011-2020 to lower the rate of deaths in …

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