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Plug pulled on speed trap after motorists get fines refund on busy Costa Blanca highway in Spain

MOTORISTS are having speeding fines cancelled after complaining about inaccurate speed limit signs on the N-332 on the Orihuela Costa. The DGT traffic authority has...

Marbella council plans to regulate use of electric scooters from October

ELECTRIC scooter drivers will need to use helmets and get third-party insurance if they wish to continue riding them from next month. Currently, the scooters...

Almost 800 deaths on Spanish roads so far this year

ON average, six people die on Spanish roads every day and this year has seen nearly 800 people die in Spain as a result...

More drivers have died this summer in Spain, than in the year before the pandemic

SOME 225 motorists have died in Spain during July and August, 10 more than in the same months of 2019, according to official data. "It...

Spain’s Andalucia sees out last weekend of August with zero fatal traffic accidents

ANDALUCIA has finalised the last weekend of August with zero traffic fatalities. As August holidays come to an end, Andalucian roads have been heaving with...

Malaga speed camera generates the third highest number of fines in Spain

A SPEED camera in Malaga generates the highest number of fines in Andalucia, and third highest in Spain, according to the latest report from...

Over hundred drivers in Spain’s Malaga test positive for alcohol or drugs in latest DGT road campaign

THE latest DGT (The Directorate-General for Traffic) road campaign ‘Operation August 15’ in Spain’s Malaga has tallied over hundred road users driving under the...

DGT’s Special Operation August 15 begins today throughout Spain

THIS Friday, August 12, kicks off the DGT’s (The Directorate-General for Traffic) Special Operation August 15. More than 7 million vehicle movements are expected...

OPERACION SALIDA: What you need to know about driving on Spain’s roads this weekend

THE big exodus from the cities to the coast is underway in Spain with the transport agency DGT estimating that 6.9million cars will take...

LISTED: The most common reasons drivers are fined in Spain over the summer including driving in flip-flops, barefoot or...

Driving with flip-flops, barefoot or without a t-shirt behind the steering wheel could land drivers with fines, warns Spain’s Department of Traffic (DGT). According to...

U-Turn Campaign: Everything you need to know about the driving licence exchange debacle for Brits in Spain

ONE of the biggest issues currently facing British expats resident in Spain or those hoping to relocate here is the failure between the UK...

Two Malaga speed cameras give out most tickets in the whole of Spain

A report from the traffic authority the DGT has revealed that two-speed cameras in Malaga are the third and fourth most prolific at giving...

Spain’s Malaga initiates week-long summer speed control campaign

SPEED controls will be intensified this week in Malaga in an aim to tackle the early summer surge of road traffic and potential car...

Back on the road? British Ambassador promises driving licence deal with Spain is ‘very close to being finalised’

BRITS could be back on the road by the end of July, according to the latest update from British Ambassador Hugh Elliott who insists...

Spain clamps down on drink driving with compulsory breathalyzer on all new cars from July

A DEVICE that requires drivers to pass a breathalyzer test before it will start the vehicle ignition system must be incorporated into all new...

Fewer deaths seen on Spain’s roads this Semana Santa 

SPAIN’S traffic directorate has reported that 26 people died in car accidents during the Semana Santa getaway, fewer than the 36 predicted by an...

Second wave of Easter getaway traffic to arrive as millions hit the road across Spain

MILLIONS of individual getaway trips by car are expected to take place across Spain in the run-up to Good Friday. In fact, the director general...

DGT launches seat belt campaign in Spain’s Andalucia

THE director general of the DGT (Spanish Traffic Authority) has launched a campaign to monitor the correct use of seat belts, in the front...

Spain has 2.6 million uninsured vehicles driving on its roads

THE true number of vehicles which are driven on Spanish roads without being insured has been revealed and it’s a shocking 2.6 million. Insurance company...

Rising number of ‘unsafe’ cars causing serious accidents on roads in Spain

NEARLY one in five cars on Spanish roads involved in serious accidents in 2020 did not have a current ITV safety certificate. Figures from the...

DGT predicts 4.1 million road trips to take place in Spain’s Andalucia over Christmas

AN estimated 4.1 million journeys by people embarking on overnight stays or day trips to visit friends and family will take place on Andalucian...

DGT launches annual drink and drug driving campaign in Spain’s Andalucia

THE director general of the DGT (Spanish Traffic Authority) has launched its annual drink and drug driving campaign. As of today, Monday, December 6, the...

Elderly motorists in Spain will have to renew their driving licences more frequently

OLDER motorists in Spain face more frequent driving licence renewals in plans confirmed by the General Directorate of Traffic(DGT). No indication has been given over...

DGT proposes to automatically issue fines for vehicles with no ITV circulating on Spanish roads

THE Director General of Traffic (DGT) is proposing - through the Congress of Deputies - that the hundreds of traffic cameras installed on...

Urban road safety: DGT launches campaign in Spain’s Malaga and Marbella to monitor bicycles and scooters on pavements

THE director general of the DGT (Spanish Traffic Authority) has launched a campaign to monitor bicycles and scooters on pavements and pedestrian areas. This campaign,...

Operation Salida: What you need to know about driving on Spain’s roads this summer

SPAIN's transport agency, the DGT, has launched a new awareness campaign and special traffic device operation for the supervision of road trips this summer. In...

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