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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Special Campaign to Focus on Secondary Road Dangers

Oncde again, all this week, and through the weekend, an intensified campaign is running focussing on one of the areas of the Spanish road network where more fatalities and serious injuries take place, conventional roads. In 2015, there were 23,729 injury incidents on conventional roads, in which 971 people lost their lives, almost 3 people …

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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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Bragging Social Media Speeder Investigated

Officers from the Guardia Civil are investigating a 19-year-old resident of Torrevieja for a crime against road safety, after he took to social media bragging about driving at 240 kilometres per hour. The Spanish national allegedly posted a video on social media showing his BMW vehicle travelling at 230 kilometres per hour on the A-35 …

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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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