Tagged: Signs and Signals

Headlights Question Mark

There are many common questions about road signs and signals, this time we will explain about “headlights question mark”. The sign, which has the code S-24, normally works in conjunction with another, R-413. Let´s look at a common scenario, a Read Full Article…

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 …

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Warning Triangles

It is mandatory for all vehicles to carry two warning triangles. These triangles must be of a certified standard for Europe. Homologation certification is shown by the presence of a label, sticker or stamp, similar to that on child seats, Read More …

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Can I Drive Through an Orange Light?

The rules regarding traffic lights are covered by the Reglamento General de Circulación, or the general driving laws. In particular, Article 146. In Article 146 it details how a steady red light means stop and prohibits vehicles from passing it, Read More …

Intelligent Road Signs

A new wave of road signs in being installed across much of the main road network in Spain, all part of a multimillion euro investment scheme to make the roads safer. On the infamous N-332 around Torrevieja we have already Read More …

How to Respond to Checkpoints

The security services (Guardia Civil, Police etc) carry out regular checkpoints on the roads, sometimes these are part of routine operations such as combatting drink driving, or vehicle inspections. Sometimes these checks are part of an increase in security. Sometimes, Read More …

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Priority Vehicles

Blue or orange flashing lights, sirens, bells, the very thought conjures up the image of an emergency vehicle, attending or dealing with a life threatening or emergency situation, but what about a car intermittently sounding its horn and waving a Read More …