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Lies and damned statistics

‘LIES, damned lies and statistics,’ as former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once said. Anyone can throw claims and figures about. It is what’s behind the...

Mayor of Madrid announces pedestrianisation in bid to smash car congestion

According to municipal data, there are currently 6,800 cars that use the area, including 4,000 taxis, 70% of which circulate around the square.

REVEALED: How the EU helped ensure Spain’s ‘TERRIBLE’ drivers are no longer Europe’s worst

Regina Lankenau zooms in on how the EU helped ensure Spain’s ‘terrible drivers’ are no longer Europe’s worst

Madrid bans old cars from city centre in CRACKDOWN on pollution

BAN: Older cars are exiled from Madrid city centre in a bid to tackle pollution MADRID is banning...

ROCKY ROAD: Drivers in Spain’s Andalucia narrowly escape falling five-tonne boulder

With a history of rock falls in the area the mayor took no chances in sealing off the highway ahead of heavy rain forecasts

#INMYFEELINGS: Police in Spain issue warning against viral dance challenge

The challenge, which sees people jumping out of cars to perform the dance, could result in 'criminal charges'

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...

Shocking photos of cars trapped in SNOW in Spain

AEMET continues to issue yellow weather warnings, as vehicles are being dug out of the snow on motorways in Castilla La Mancha

Speed cameras in the Balearic Islands have raked in millions

THE SPEED camera on the motorway in Calvia caught over 11,000 speeding drivers in the first ten months of 2017, the highest on the...

BREAKING: Reports of multicar pile up on A7 between Marbella and Estepona

THERE are reports of a multi-car pileup on the A7 motorway between Marbella's San Pedro and Estepona.  There is reportedly a huge tailback on the...

Spain’s transport network prepares for travel chaos for five-day weekend

Extra speed cameras and patrol cars will be in place on traffic hotspots on the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol.

Huge traffic jam between Estepona and Marbella

AN incident on the A7 is causing major delays eastbound between Estepona and Marbella. The exact cause of the delays are unknown. There are reported delays...

US truckers earn more than those in Europe – but at what cost?

Joking about which side of the road people drive on around the world aside, it turns out that driving on European roads is safer...

Madrid bans half of cars from its roads to tackle air pollution

Depending on pollution levels, the decision will be revised daily

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

Car fire causes traffic chaos in Malaga

FIRE from a vehicle in the middle of the A-7 is causing traffic in Malaga. According to reports from the Malaga Traffic Control Centre the...

Madrid to allow city centre access for cars carrying three or more passengers

Spanish capital has introduced measures to battle air pollution

PICTURE SPECIAL: Car fire in Sabinillas

Traffic was brought to a standstill when a car caught fire in Sabinillas this morning

Guardia Civil police officers launch English language motoring website

A group of traffic officers are keeping expats up to date with road laws and news

BREAKING: Possible fatality as refuse lorry overturns near Marbella

There is currently a 10km tailback on the A7 with cars at a total standstill

Riot police leader arrested over drink-driving while three times over the limit in Navarra

The commanding officer was three times over the limit and travelling against traffic

Nigerian tissue seller discovers €16,000 in a forgotten suitcase in Sevilla

But with true Christmas spirit he went in search of the rightful owner

Dog causes traffic mayhem in Sabinillas

The Olive Press watched the scene unfold from our new office

Spanish authorities use ‘sneaky’ tactics to catch speeding motorists

Traffic authorities have reduced the margins on speed cameras across Spain to reach annual targets

Gibraltar queues ‘gridlock’ as Frontier works begin

Concerns raised as Gibraltar prepares for National Day tomorrow

Lorry overturns on ‘accident blackspot’ in La Cala

Tailbacks of up to 45-minutes have been reported
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