Category: Driving

N332 Goes Back to School

For our final presentation of the season, members of N332 visited the Phoenix International School in San Miguel de Salinas to give a road safety presentation to the students attending the school. The team gave three presentations to three aged Read More …

Over 31,000 Speeders Caught

During the seven-day campaign focussing on speeding motorists, 581,294 vehicles were checked by the Guardia Civil, of which 31,086 were found breaking the law. However, the controls conducted by the various local and regional police forces need to be added Read More …

Busy Weekend Ahead

The roads of Spain are expected to be particularly busy this weekend, as Monday is a national holiday, the day of the worker, and Tuesday is celebrated as a holiday in Madrid. As such, the DGT has launched a special Read More …

Callous Roadside Robbers Locked Up

Officers from the Guardia Civil have dismantled a group of robbers who would prey on innocent tourists along the A-7 motorway as it passes through Valencia, Castellón and Alicante. Eight people have been arrested, and two others are under investigation, Read More …

Pegasus and the Bull

Rounding up bulls and herding them into areas they may not have intended to go may well feature heavily in Spanish culture, from such controversial spectacles as bull fighting or the infamous running of the bulls, but it might be Read More …

A long time ago on a road far far away!

A 24-year-old man from the Zamora area of Castile y León was arrested at the weekend, following a close encounter with unusual beings. Officers from the Guardia Civil had set up a routine checkpoint on Saturday night, intent on carrying Read More …

Easter Brings 29 Road Deaths

During the Easter weekend´s special traffic operation, 29 people lost their lives in as many incidents on the main road network of Spain. Although this figure represents a decrease of 12 deaths compared to last year, it is still 29 Read More …

Buying a New Car – Your Rights

When you purchase a new car from a dealer, you have a certain level of peace of mind accompanying your purchase. New cars are covered by a legal guarantee of 2 years without a mileage limit, whereas the manufacturer has Read More …

Intensified Checks on Speed Continue

Although the special traffic operation for the Easter break may be coming to a close, the intensified vigilance of the traffic police will be continuing this week, with a special focus on speed. Between the 17th and 23rd of April, Read More …

Smart Roundabouts Coming Soon?

Although roundabouts may be the cause of confusion and dread to some drivers, they provide a unique way of allowing traffic to flow freely thorough road intersections. However, when the volume of traffic is too high for the layout of Read More …