What Documents are Needed for the ITV

In order for an inspection centre to carry out the mandatory Technical Inspection of Vehicles (ITV), the equivalent to the MOT, you must present certain documents at the ITV test centre. These documents are in order to confirm the ownership of the vehicle, it´s registration, and the details on any previous inspections carried out. Over …

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Carnival Time is Coming

This weekend, visitors to the FITUR tourism event have been treated to a preview of the parade, and now it´s time to get your feathers ready, your colourful frocks prepared, your drums and maracas tuned, and your scary costumes exhumed, because carnival is about to begin in Torrevieja. The schedule begins on Saturday 2 February, …

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Check your Screen Wash Levels

Whatever the time of year, one part of the car receives a considerable amount of abuse, and yet it  is one part that must remain clear and clean in order for it to perform its function safely, that is the windscreen. During the height of summer we find flies and bugs splattered as we drive …

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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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