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Spain’s traffic authorities step up policing, with 18.2 million car journeys predicted during the Christmas season

SPAIN’S DGT traffic department is predicting 18.2 million car journeys during the Christmas season this year, with ‘Operación Salida’, as the start of the...

Spain’s first ‘non-roundabout’ to be constructed in Costa Blanca’s Alicante

AN innovative 'non-roundabout' will be built in Alicante next year which will keep pedestrians and vehicles out of each other's way. It will be the...

DGT’s festive drugs and alcohol campaign in Spain’s Andalucia sees 47 drivers a day caught under influence of alcohol...

THE DGT’s (General Directorate of Traffic) six-day festive drugs and alcohol campaign, carried out at the start of the month between December 5-11, has...

Spain’s traffic authority predicts 13.5 million car journeys in next week thanks to December national holidays

A WHOPPING 13.5 million car journeys are expected to be made over the next week, as much of Spain will grind to a halt...

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...

Pedestrian killed by lamppost toppled over by drunk driver in Spain’s Basque Country

A woman died on a Basque Country street on Tuesday after a drunk driver smashed into a lamppost that toppled onto her. The 67-year-old woman...

Crossing Valencia City streets in Spain to be made safer for autistic people

NEW painted signs are appearing by Valencia City pedestrian crossings to help people with autism cross the road safely. A pilot project has been launched...

Costa Blanca city gets recognised for having Spain’s safest roads but mayor reveals ‘could do better’

ORIHUELA officially has Spain’s safest roads, after recognition by the Congress of Deputies. Its president, Juan José Matarí Saez, revealed the news to city mayor...

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...

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...

‘Kiss & Go’ car drop-off zones for school children launched in Sant Joan d’Alacant on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Costa Blanca council has become the first in the region to introduce 'Kiss & Go' zones next to schools. The move has come in...

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),...

Most frequent fines for electric scooter users in Spain

ELECTRIC scooters whizzing along city centre roads are becoming increasingly common, the popularity in e-scooters is also leading to an increase in accidents and, consequently,...

Huge basement cannabis farm discovered in sleepy Velez Malaga village

Police found 1,399 plants hidden in a house in La Vinuela above Velez-Malaga after neighbours complained of a strong smell of marijuana and incessant machinery noise

Spanish drivers fail test of time

Murcia trails as the lowest scoring region

Spanish drivers want to slow down

50% against increase to 130km/h speed limit on designated stretches of motorway

Spanish seat belt campaign keeps children safe

An awareness campaign has been launched by DGT after fatal road accidents

A hole load of problems for Spain’s roads

The roads in Spain are as bad as they were in the 80s thanks to neglectful maintenance

Spanish prostitutes made to wear reflective clothing

Roadside prostitutes in northern Spain are being made to wear fluorescent vests for their own safety

Road safety MP in drunken crash

Popular Party spokesman on road safety has been arrested after being twice the legal limit





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