Tagged: seatbelts

Hundreds of Children Put at Risk

In the latest seven-day campaign that saw intensified surveillance for the use of seatbelts and child restraint systems, 240 children were found travelling in vehicles without any kind of safety retention system being used. Of the 240 children found not Read More …

Always Wear your Seatbelt

All this week, including through the weekend, officers from the Guardia Civil, supported by colleagues from the National, Regional and Local Police, are keeping a watchful eye on the roads, paying particularly close attention to the wearing of seatbelts and Read More …

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School Bus Checks Last Week

Last week, officers form the Guardia Civil traffic department, assisted by colleagues from the Local Police, have been carrying out safety checks on vehicles carrying some of the most vulnerable road users, school buses. One of the most notable findings Read More …

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Wear Your Seatbelt!

Once again, all this week, officers from the Guardia Civil traffic department, supported by their colleagues in the police, will be out in force to ensure the correct use and operation of seatbelts and child restraint systems in vehicles. This Read More …

Proper Use of Seatbelts

Seatbelts are designed for one purpose only, to save lives. Statistics show that by wearing a seatbelt the probability of death when involved in a collision is halved, whereas according to the data from the Dirección General de Tráfico (DGT) Read More …

Seatbelt Campaign Runs This Week

All this week, the Guardia Civil traffic department, supported by their colleagues in the police, will be out in force to ensure the correct use and operation of seatbelts and child restraint systems in vehicles. In 2014 (the last year Read More …

Over 3,000 caught not wearing a seatbelt

During the latest campaign focussing on seatbelts and child restraints, the Guardia Civil caught more than 3,000 people in vehicles who were not wearing a seatbelt. During the seven day campaign which ran between the 7th and the 13th of Read More …

Intensified Seatbelt Checks This Week

All of this week, the Guardia Civil traffic department will be carrying out intensified checks on the wearing of seatbelts and child restraints in cars. The seatbelt is a fundamental element of vehicle safety and reduces the risk of death Read More …