Tagged: motoring news

Officer Injured Stopping Car Theft

An officer from Elche´s local police has been injured whilst trying to stop a thief who was apparently in the process of stealing a car in the Los Palmerales area. Police said in a statement that the incident occurred on Read More …

N332 RoadWatch – Issue 7

Issue 7 of N332 RoadWatch is now available. You can read the eMagazine for FREE below, or you can purchase and download your own PDF version and support the N332 Road Safety Project. Buy PDF and Support the project This Read More …

Rojales Pirate Taxi Seized

A driver from the Alicante town of Rojales has been issued with a 4,001 euro fine, and had his minibus seized and immobilised by the police, after a complaint that the vehicle was being used conducting the unauthorised and illegal Read More …

Ten Times Over Limit Truck Driver Stopped

Officers from the Guardia Civil Trafico in Pontevedra intercepted a 44-year old truck driver from Redondela on the A-52 motorway, who registered at 10 times over the legal maximum permitted limit of alcohol for a professional driver of this type Read More …

Do We Have to Wear a Hat?

This week, we received a question from Costa Blanca People reader, John Bevan, from Quesada. John asked, “Is it true that drivers of open top cars must wear some sort of hat to protect them from the intense rays of Read More …

Study Called for N-332 Road to be Buried

A local councillor representing the socialist PSOE party in Orihuela, María García, has announced that her group will table a motion to the local government´s monthly meeting in May, to propose that the Ministry of Public Works studies the possibility Read More …

Dear diary… Test Passed… Licence Lost…

The eager celebrations of a young man from Valladolid were short lived on Wednesday after his near-perfect driving test concluded with him losing his licence on the same day. Having successfully completed his driving test shortly after noon, with congratulations Read More …

Cop Killing Drunk Driver Remanded in Custody

The drunk driver who knocked down and killed a police officer at an alcohol checkpoint has been remanded in custody, without bail, by the judge. Hansjörg Rohrbach, a Swizz national, is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter for fatally hitting officer Read More …