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Stricter ITV controls from 2018

The mandatory vehicle safety vest, the Inspección Técnica de Vehículos, or ITV, the Spanish equivalent to the MOT, will become much stricter from 2018, especially in elements relating to pollutant emissions, the devices intended to reduce them and also a Read More …

Hit and Run Driver who left Cyclist for Dead Caught

Hit and Run Driver who left Cyclist for Dead Caught

A cyclist was seriously injured on Sunday morning when a car collided with the bike on the road between Guardamar and Rojales. The driver of the car failed to stop and fled the scene, leaving the cyclist in a seriously Read More …

Getting Fined Without Moving

Excessive speed or driving whilst using a mobile phone are two of the most common causes for which you can receive a traffic sanction, but it is also possible to be fined without your vehicle moving, and not only for Read More …

Pedestrian Lights – 2017 Style

We are hopefully all aware of pedestrian crossings and the signs and signals used to indicate how we interact with these locations, red and green men, traffic lights, even belisha beacons, but as the world around us changes, so does Read More …

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

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 …