Tagged: DGT

The DGT Launch New Mobility Plans

The Director General of the DGT, Gregorio Serrano, has presented the new Model of Mobility for Spain at the Connected Hub Congress during the Barcelona Motor Show. The plan will include real-time reporting through smartphones or on board devices of Read More …

New Campaign to Discourage Mobile Use

A new campaign has been launched by the DGT, aimed at attempting to raise awareness of the dangers of using a mobile phone, by using humour as their means of delivering the message. The Minister of the Interior, Juan Ignacio Read More …

New Trafico Office Opens in Elche

A new trafico office has opened in Elche, dealing with such matters as driving licence and vehicle documentation, as well as fines and sanctions, thus avoiding the previous requirement of visiting the office in Alicante. Appointments can be booked through Read More …

Tyre Load Capacity

Following on from our introduction to checking tyres, we are going to look at some of the elements and details of vehicle tyres and the importance of what they mean. Knowing how to read a tyre forms part of the Read More …

Postman Fails To Deliver

The National Police have arrested a 42 year old man, a former Correos employee in Alcoy, Alicante,  on suspicion of breaching his duties of care and confidentiality. The man, who had accumulated 3,200 undelivered items, including letters, court notices, prescription Read More …

Speeding Fines on the Increase

Speeding motorists are handing over 470,000 euro to the DGT every single day, a 30% increase on last year. In the first three quarters of 2015, 127.4 million euro has been collected from drivers caught by fixed and mobile radars. Read More …

Checking Limits

La Dirección General de Tráfico (DGT) has upped the number of mobile radar speed traps across the Valencian region with a focus on roads which have seen an increasing number of accidents. Monitoring was increased over last weekend’s holiday period and one route that is being covered more extensively is the N-332 between Torrevieja and Santa Pola. DGT Read More …

Latest Mobile Radar List Released

The DGT has published the latest list of locations where mobile and fixed radar speed detection equipment will be operating. All of the locations have been identified based on their dangerousness, by the number and severity of incidents that have Read More …

Children in Cars

New traffic laws come into force this week in Spain, with the main objective of protecting children in cars. As of the 1st of October, all children measuring 135 cm in height or less must ride in the rear seats Read More …

HIDDEN VEHICLE HISTORY – BUYING ADVICE

In the UK, a warning has been issued by vehicle history check experts HPI, about the hidden administrative risks when buying a used car.
The latest survey reveals that a staggering 42% of used car buyers don’t know who legally owns a car that has fina…

HELP SAVE KIDS LIVES

Between the 4th and the 10th of May, many countries around the globe will celebrate the Third World Road Safety Week, which this time the United Nations has dedicated to children.
Worldwide, some 500 children die every single day in traffic related in…