Speed Limits Look Set to Reduce Soon

When the new Director General of the DGT took over, Pere Navarro vowed to turn around the increase in road traffic injuries and fatalities, as he had done whilst previously in the post. Recently, the DGT has reverted back to hard-hitting advertising campaigns on TV and in print, showing the reality of what is left …

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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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Focus on Speed Ahead

August is the summer month in which there are more road trips than any other, with a forecast of more than 45.7 million trips. With the aim of ensuring the safety of travel, the DGT will carry out two special surveillance campaigns. The first of them against inappropriate speed: During the week of August 6 …

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Driving Across Europe – Maximum Permitted Speed Limits

One of the most common reasons for drivers to be fined across Europe is due to them speeding. Sometimes, drivers plead ignorance to the law, but sadly, this is not a justifiable excuse. If you are planning to drive across Europe this summer it is important to realise that despite a commonality of the countries …

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France Set to Reduce Speed Limits

Edouard Philippe, the French Prime Minister, signed the decree that establishes the reduction of the maximum permitted speed from 90 km / h to 80 km / h on French roads with bidirectional traffic and without central separator from July 1. This decree was published in the Official Gazette. However, on the cards might also …

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Speed Kills!

Speed, whether excessive (above established limits) or inappropriate (within limits but not adjusted to the conditions of the road, vehicle or driver) is a problem for road safety in many countries as established by the Organization for Cooperation and Development Read Full Article…

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CHANGES TO TRAFFIC LAWS EXPLAINED

Following this week´s presentation of the latest amendment to the road traffic laws, the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT), María Segui, has released the final draft which features a number of important changes to the rules of the road….

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