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August Holiday Exodus: Spain’s Malaga Road Conflict Points Revealed

AS the August holiday exodus gets underway, the roads of Malaga are bracing for heavy traffic and potential bottlenecks. The National Traffic Authority in Spain...

34 road deaths in Easter 

A total of 34 people have lost their lives in traffic accidents this Easter in Spain, the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) has confirmed.  This...

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 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...

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...

Andalucia spends €20 million to beef-up roadside crash barriers across southern Spain

THE Andalucian Junta is to spend an extra €20 million on replacing crash barriers in the region. The region is famed for its winding roads,...
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Andalucia has highest road fatalities in Spain despite increased investment

ANDALUCIA is the region with the highest number of fatal car accidents in Spain. So far this year there have been 61 fatal accidents on...

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...

New twist in decades-long environmental fight over undeveloped beach area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A legal challenge has been sent to Valencia's Superior Court over a controversial development of 2,274 homes at Cala Mosca on the Orihuela Costa. The...

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...

Motorcycle accidents in Spain rise in disproportionate rates during de-escalation process

MOTORCYCLE accidents in Spain during the de-escalation process have risen disproportionately to other vehicle accidents.

Gibraltar police issue THIS warning for scooter-riders, cyclists and drivers on Rock’s roads

"Ultimately this is about assuming personal responsibility"

Thousands help rebuild Spain’s Costa Blanca after six die in floods following worst storm for 140 years

South East Spain starts to recover in short break from lethal floods and storms

At least six feared dead in Costa Blanca flooding after roads, railways and airports close

SIX people have died following two days of the worst flooding on record to hit the Costa Blanca flooding. Emergency services and the military stepped...

Initiative launched to replace zebra crossings in Spain with cow spots

A NEW movement is hoping to raise awareness of the importance of the industries which keeps the rural parts of Spain alive.  Paso de Vaca...

Gibraltar’s changing street names leave the common tourist scratching their head

It’s not a big place to get lost in but things can take a complicated turn in a bilingual territory where most streets have two names

Balearic transport system overwhelmed after 40% private car increase

POOR train routes and inconvenient bus routes have caused traffic to increase over 40% in the last decade in the Balearics, while it has...

Balearic Islands propose limiting the number of cars to cope with tourism

Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes.

New ‘smart-surveillance’ cameras installed on Spain’s roads

First of the new high-tech cameras has been installed on the motorway between Torre del Mar and Velez-Malaga

Spanish construction firms to connect Australian outback

Ferrovial and Acciona have won a €1.1 billion contract to connect a town to the main highway

Spain launches week long campaign to clampdown on drink drivers and drug abusers

More Guardia Civil officers will be out on the roads as well as the creation of extra drug and alcohol checkpoints

Andalucia to receive €1.6 billion to develop infrastructure

Roads, airports and housing will all benefit from the extra funding

Run down roads to get repairs in Torre del Mar

Mayor Francisco Bonilla plans to rejuvenate Torre del Mar as a 'flagship tourism town'

Spanish roads get protection boost for July and August

More than 10,000 policeman, 600 civilians and 13,000 public works employees will be deployed on Spain’s roads this summer to help manage the enormous traffic increase

Roads closed for Liam Neeson as Taken 3 films in Murcia

The fire brigade was put on standby as Hollywood's bad boy begins the shoot




Brazilian legend Ronaldo, 47, marries third wife, model Celine Locks, 33, in modest Ibiza ceremony

THE low-key wedding of a struggling second division football club president in Ibiza turned more than a few heads over the weekend. But that’s not...


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