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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Speeding Drugged Driver Caught

The provincial police of La Rioja arrested a resident of Logroño, after he was clocked travelling at 180 kilometres per hour through Estella. According to a report from the Policía Foral, the events took place at dawn, when a routine patrol witnessed a passenger car travelling at excessive speed. The police activated their lights and …

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Prosecutors Ask Police to Investigate Mobile Use Before Traffic Incidents

Combining statistical data from the DGT and the National Institute of Toxicology, there has been a consistent growth in road traffic incidents in Spain since 2015, compared to the previous descending trend from 2005. According to the research carried out by both institutions, the main causes are the deliberate violation, by drivers, of road traffic …

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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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New Radars Approved for Use

Velolaser – The most innovative definitive solution for speed control in urban and interurban environments. The DGT has taken delivery of around 60 new portable speed detecting units, Velolaser, which have undergone extensive testing around the country. These devices have Read Full Article…

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Sixteen Thousand Euro Per Hour

The network of traffic monitoring cameras across Spain are now catching bad driving practices which is costing those responsible 16,528 euro per hour in fines. The information has been released in response to parliamentary questions, which have revealed that the Read Full Article…

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