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Swimming pools, slides, cemeteries… Are these the weirdest roundabouts in Spain? 

IT'S no surprise the rule-loving Brits were the first to invent the roundabout but Spain's has transformed them into some examples of the truly...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Main text for agreement set out in breakthrough for Brits driving in Spain

THE UK EMBASSY in Spain has announced the main text for an agreement to allow Brits resident in Spain to swap their licences for...

Keep on moving: Marbella can be a dangerous drive

THE busy start to the summer, as tourists arrive in significant numbers, has already shown some worrying signs. The first of these has been online...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Brits considering leaving Spain following driving licence saga

THE OLIVE PRESS is calling for a resolution to the ongoing saga of Brits who, since May 1, are no longer legally allowed to...

U-Turn Campaign: More support our fight to get Brit residents back on the roads in Spain

THE OLIVE PRESS'S campaign to allow Brits without a Spanish licence back on the road is gathering momentum. Scott Marshall, the Councilor of Tourism, Immigration,...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: How Spain’s driving ban on Brits compares to other EU nations

MOST European countries are happy to allow Brits to swap their driving licences for domestic ones. Indeed, the rules for expats to drive are more...

Get This In Reverse: The Olive Press demands urgent action to restore driving rights to thousands of UK licence...

THE OLIVE PRESS is launching a campaign to demand a U-turn in draconian new rules stopping thousands of British expats from driving in Spain. We...

Brits in Spain launch petition to call for driving licence recognition

A PETITION has been launched by British expats calling for the Spanish government to recognise British driving licences. British and Spanish authorities have been involved...

Getting Testy: Issues mount for British expats in Spain unable to drive after failure to strike post-Brexit licence deal

THOUSANDS of British expats have been left unable to drive legally in Spain after the failure to strike a bilateral deal.  And they are getting...

Is it illegal to drive while wearing flip flops in Spain?

WITH temperatures soaring across Spain, drivers have been reminded to think twice about what footwear they wear when they get behind the wheel as...

Blanca Cars: The top 10 tips for driving in Spain

Read on for the top 10 tips for driving in Spain as told to us by thousands of expat customers. As a leading expat-focused car...

Breakdown: Chaos as thousands of British expats in Spain no longer allowed to drive with UK licence

THOUSANDS of Brits across Spain are now unable to drive after an extension period that allowed Brits to use their British driving licence in...

New driving rules you need to know about that come into force in Spain on March 21

SPAIN'S revised Traffic and Road Safety Law (BOE) comes into effect on March 21 but has already made headlines for its harsher penalties. Not that...

Why motorists in Spain could be fined €200 for wearing a winter coat

RIVERS in Spain are being warned to be careful what they wear this winter behind the wheel because some warm clothing could see them hit...

UPDATE: UK requests further extension to driving licence exchange for Brits in Spain post-Brexit

THE British Ambassador in Madrid confirmed that the UK has requested Spain to extend the post-Brexit driving licence exchange deadline yet again while negotiations...

Time running out as deadline approaches for driving licence exchange for Brits resident in Spain

AFTER February 28, British residents in Spain will no longer have an automatic legal right to drive using their British licence unless there is...

DGT attempts to solve the mystery of how to navigate a roundabout in Spain without causing an accident

SPAIN'S DGT have issued a new plea to drivers in Spain to learn how to navigate around roundabouts safely after it emerged one in...

VIDEO: Car crashes through tables on busy terraza in Spain’s Marbella injuring at least 10 people

THE driver crashed into multiple bars and restaurants on Monday afternoon (19 June) after apparently losing control of the car. The car careened down Miguel...

What you need to know about new speed limits coming into force across Spain

FROM the middle of May new speed limits will apply on many roads across Spain and it’s important to know about them as those...

EXPLAINER: What we know about Spain’s plan to turn all its highways into toll roads

SPAIN is planning to turn all public-managed highways into toll roads during 2024, with a view to making drivers pay depending on their usage...

Children taught about driving with “respect and civil responsibility” on Spain’s Costa Blanca

DESPITE Spain having a reputation of bad drivers among their population, schools on the Costa Blanca are making amends. Orihuela schools are teaching children many...

Celta Vigo footballer, Pione Sisto drives from Spain’s Galicia to Denmark, without informing his club and breaking the government...

CELTA Vigo footballer, Pione Sisto has travelled nearly 3,000 kilometres by car from Galicia to Denmark.

Do you know what these 10 trickiest road signs in Spain mean?

DRIVING in Spain has a reputation of being perilous at times, to say the least. Perhaps it's the conceived notion that no one indicates. Perhaps it's...

Police ramp up training to deal with THOUSANDS of illegal vehicles roaming the streets of Malaga

The course, held in Torremolinos, has been showing officers how to recognise illegal vehicles.

Spain does NOT have worst drivers while 27% of British drink and drive, study reveals

The study revealed that 43.5% of Europeans have driven after drinking, with 22% always or almost always doing so

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