Court Locks up Brits for Drug Distribution Network

Officers from the Guardia Civil have dismantled a criminal organisation which distributed marijuana to an exclusively English speaking patronage. The arrests took place in Guardamar del Segura, Los Montesinos and Rojales, with four men, all said to be British national, arrested during the search of the homes. The men have been remanded in custody pending …

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The Importance of Tyre Pressure

They are the hardest working element of most vehicles, and yet, the part which we so frequently neglect, until they are in their worst possible condition. We are talking about tyres. Proper tyre pressure is of vital importance for the safety of a vehicle, as well as to increase its efficiency and save on fuel …

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New Buses take to the Streets

Torrevieja’s councillor for transport, Javier Manzanares, showed off the two new buses that will be carrying passengers around the town, as he was taken around the vehicles by the operations manager of the Avanza Group, Luis Gonzalez. “These new vehicles will allow us to offer a better urban transport service to users,” said Manzanares. Each …

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How to Deal with Breakdowns

The average age of vehicles on the roads of Spain is increasing, which is unfortunately going against the government’s hopes of reducing the age of the fleet, hence numerous subsidies to help older vehicle owners buy new. At the moment, the average age of vehicle is nearing 12 years, which not only means that many …

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Water Firm Buys Electric Cars

The Mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón of the Los Verdes green party , whose position also sees him sit as Chairman of the Board of the joint-owned water supply company Agamed, accompanied by the company’s manager, José Manuel Nadal, visited the new fleet of electric vehicles that the company has acquired, with the aim …

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Other Major Changes to Traffic Law – Summer 2018

In addition to the ruling regarding all emergency vehicles using blue flashing lights, the Ministerial Order published at the end of July, also includes other important changes to traffic laws and regulations: Blue rear licence plate for taxis. The licence plates of taxis of up to nine seats will have the bottom of the plate …

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Will My Petrol Tank Explode in Hot Weather?

The question over the spontaneous combustion of fuel tanks in cars in hot weather is yet another tale that goes viral through the internet, with warnings generally suggesting that if you fill your tank it might explode in the heat, or if you don´t fill your tank it might explode in the heat, yes, both …

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