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Rules For Stopping and Parking in Spain

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Have you ever considered how there a great deal of places that you are prohibited to stop or park in Spain? It is fairly obvious that you are prevented from stopping on curves, and slopes with reduced visibility, close to and inside tunnels, and in underpasses. Also on level crossings, and pedestrian crossings, but also on cyclist crossings… Then there… Read more »

The Law on Mobiles and Driving in Spain

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As we grow more and more attached these days to our mobile phones with them rarely leaving our side, what exactly are the laws when driving in Spain and mobile phones? Not only is it prohibited to speak on a mobile phone only on hands-free, but also it is forbidden when on the road to pick up a mobile phone… Read more »

A Reminder of the Road Rules in Spain

Posted and filed under Motoring in Spain, Newsletters.

Yesterday I was helping the N332 group of Guardia Civil officers with something which involved reading quite a bit of the original Traffic law in Spain from the Dirección General de Tráfico (Government Traffic Department). It struck me that many rules are ones that are so often forgotten by drivers on Spanish roads so I am going to remind you… Read more »

Bajas (Taking a Vehicle Off the Road)

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A Baja in Spain is the process by which the owner of a vehicle communicates to the Traffic Department that they are taking the vehicle off the road (temporarily or permanently). Here we tell you all you need to know about this. You will not be able to withdraw the car from circulation or off the road, either temporary or permanently,… Read more »

N332 and The Annual 2017 E-Book

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N332 Early in December Spanish Solutions saw that the N332 group of Traffic police were hosting a coffee morning in Torrevieja to talk about driving issues. We contacted them and Amanda visited the Guardia Civil traffic officers in Torrevieja. For those of you who are not aware, the N332 is a group of Spanish Traffic police officers in Torrevieja who had so many… Read more »

What to Do If In a Car Accident in Spain

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Information on what to do if you are involved in a car accident in Spain: who to call and how to fill in the accident report document for insurance after a car crash. The procedure in the event of a road traffic accident in Spain will depend on the severity of the accident, whether there are injuries and if it is… Read more »

Driverless Cars – Close to a Reality?

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Last year I was in The Hague, Netherlands, and I remember my surprise when the friend I was staying with pointed out a driverless car parked on the road outside a house. To me, driverless cars are items from fiction or films, like in Batman, The Minority Report, Logan or even perhaps some of you remember Herbie the Beetle in… Read more »

N332 and their Annual 2017 E-Book

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N332 Early in December Spanish Solutions saw that the N332 group of Traffic police were hosting a coffee morning in Torrevieja to talk about driving issues. We contacted them and Amanda visited the Guardia Civil traffic officers in Torrevieja. For those of you who are not aware, the N332 is a group of Spanish Traffic police officers in Torrevieja who had so many… Read more »

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