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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Malaga speed cameras that catch the most highway menaces in Spain

THE Spanish organisation Automovilistas Europeos Asociados (AEA) has published a list of stationary speed cameras that have registered the most instances of exceeding speed—two...

These are the five most common traffic violations with hefty fines on roads in Spain

HARD braking around speed cameras leads to dangerous driving and can see fines of up to €200 handed out warns the Department of Traffic...

New fines for cyclists in Spain to be introduced very soon warns National Traffic Authority

WITH ever increasing bike utilization rates in Spain, new guidelines for cyclists are on the cards. The director general of the DGT (Spanish Traffic Authority),...

Road deaths in Spain, in the midst of the pandemic, returns to 2016 levels

DESPITE significant reductions in mobility due to COVID-19 restrictions, 32 people have lost their lives on Spanish roads this Easter. According to official data released...

Spain’s DGT on the lookout for drivers who do not wear a mask in the car, handing out hefty...

SPAIN’S Directorate-General for Traffic (DGT) has warned of significant penalties faced by those who do not comply with mask wearing safety regulations while in...

21% of those who died in traffic accidents in Spain’s Malaga were not wearing seat belts

THE Directorate General of Road Traffic (DGT) is stepping up checks on correct seat belts use this week with a new special surveillance campaign. The...

Drivers to expect €200 fines for not giving cyclists more space and consideration on Spanish roads

MOTORISTS have been asked to act as if upcoming changes in safety laws are already in effect, or face fines of up to 200...

Camouflaged traffic van in Spain’s Malaga detects dozens of traffic violations a day – including SHAVING and having one...

The van doesn’t come equipped with speed cameras, but targets other serious driving offences instead

New traffic camera in Spain can spot speeding offenders from 1km away

The country’s transport body, the DGT, has revealed details of the new super camera, dubbed the Trucam II

Guardia Civil to ramp up speeding and drink driving campaigns in Spain with drones, helicopters and undercover cars

SPAIN'S Transport agency DGT has not issued travel predictions for the annual 'summer exodus' for the first time in history. Every year, as the summer...

REVEALED: French drivers are worse than British for road crimes in Spain

FRENCH and Portuguese drivers are far worse than British, when it comes to driving offences in Spain. The country’s Traffic Department, the DGT, have just...

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