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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...

Spain’s government examines different options on nationwide toll road charging in 2024

SPAIN'S government has commissioned studies at how to introduce a nationwide road toll system from 2024. The measure is in return for receiving EU Covid...

Perfect Weekend Escape: A road trip through Axarquia in Spain’s Andalucia

The Axarquia region of Andalucia offers the perfect weekend road trip, writes Olive Press Editor Jon Clarke.

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...

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...

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...

What you need to know about the new driving fines set to come into force across Spain

PLANS to introduce five new traffic fines over the next few weeks have been given the green light.  The Congress of Deputies gave their seal...

Spain banishes old image of ‘killer’ roads to be an EU leader in cutting fatal traffic accidents

SPAIN is joint top in the European Union for countries cutting road deaths over the last two decades. The European Transport Safety Council says that...

SLOW DOWN: Speed limits for drivers reduced in Spain’s Castellon

NEW speed limits have come into effect throughout Castellon city. As of this week, drivers caught breaking the new top speed of 60 kilometres per...

MORE CARS THAN PEOPLE: Four Valencian towns among list of 25 ‘car tax havens’ in Spain

FOUR towns in the Valencia region have become tax havens for car registration. Serratella (Castellon) has a total population of 95, but more than 10,000...

Spain’s Ministry of Transport grants ITV vehicle test extensions among anger at test inconsistencies

THE Minister of Transport and Mobility, Jose Luis Abalos announced today that ITVs that expired between June and August will have a further three...

Spain PM announces €3.75 billion plan for greener motor industry

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez has announced a draft bill to push Spain's motor industry into a greener future. The bill - to be presented later...

Spanish government rebate drives car sales

More Spaniards are buying new cars this year thanks to subsidy scheme

Careless talk costs car driver

Car driver fined in Gran Canaria for talking to passenger

Spanish recession taking its toll on the roads

Toll road usage drops more than GDP over the past year.

High octane thrills!

A mouth-watering selection of supercars took part in this year's Cannonball 2000

Road to nowhere

Toll roads around Spain are in danger of shutting as the construction boom sees one more victim

Top Gear arrive in Gibraltar

EXCLUSIVE: And Jeremy Clarkson has already got his own smoking area
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Expat ‘going round in circles’ to become road legal

Expat spends €1,500 on ITVs, tyres and duty only to be told his motorhome is NOT legal

Mercedes has six €75,000 cars impounded after Cataluna press trip blunder

A party of 20 American journalists were found to be driving illegally in the region

Boost for Spanish car industry

The initiative will create 73,000 jobs and increase Spain’s overall exports by 4%

Getting around in Gib – or not!

The Olive Press’s very own Clarkson of the South, Richard Brooks, questions what's in store for motorists in Gibraltar




GIB ELECTION 2023: GSLP/Liberals vow to update Gibraltar’s constitution and possibly get a UK MP

GIBRALTAR could get more powers to control its own affairs and international status under plans presented by the GSLP/Liberal coalition ahead of the October...


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