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Risky Riding

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Speeding (29.3%), alcohol consumption (17.4%) and drugs (10.2%) are the risk factors that most influence a fatal motorcycle accident. As well as not wearing the helmet correctly – wearing an inadequate size, not fastening it, or adjusting it correctly -, which causes 6% of deaths in motorcyclists and 29% in moped drivers. These are the …

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Spain to introduce New Speed Limits in May

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At the end of 2020, the DGT published a broad reform of the Traffic Law that aimed to improve the road safety on national highways. A series of changes that were approved shortly after, but are gradually coming into effect. This will happen with one of the most profound changes: these are the three new …

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More than 28% of Drivers in Fear of Driving

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More than 28% of drivers suffer from amaxophobia, that is, fear of driving. This affects men and women almost equally, although men are more reluctant to acknowledge it publicly. The CEA Foundation launched a specific group therapy 8 years ago, through which more than 500 drivers have already passed, 80% of whom have overcome their …

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Travel To Resume Only ‘As Soon As Possible After May 17’

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The government insists it is “leading” the way on the restart of travel in Europe and dismissed a suggestion that its Global Travel Taskforce is “a talking shop”. But aviation minister Robert Courts confirmed travel will only resume “as soon as possible after” May 17. Courts told MPs: “I can’t give you a blow by …

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Forgetting the Rules

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Has the Covid-19 pandemic changed your driving habits? According to the study presented by Autopistas, many drivers have adapted their driving, but not for the better, increasing speed, forgetting indicators, and not respecting safety. More speed The study has shown that 58% of light vehicles and 53% of heavy vehicles travel on motorways above the …

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More than 300 Deaths Caused by Distractions

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For the fourth year in a row, distractions continue to be the leading cause of fatal traffic accidents. Specifically, in 2019, distraction appears as a concurrent factor in 28% of accidents with fatalities, with 359 deaths recorded. As a result of these alarming figures, the DGT launched an awareness campaign this week which aimed at …

Reality Check

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We all think we are better drivers than the next person, but the reality on the roads is that we often fall into a trap of drowsiness, tiredness, and distractions when driving, all of which are activities behind many traffic accidents, especially when it comes to long journeys. This is confirmed by the results of …

Pollution returns with de-escalation

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Just over a month ago we were reporting that the quality of the air on the Costa Blanca was the best that it had...

How To Prevent Getting Into A Car Accident On Your Holiday...

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Holidays are always a great time to spend time with family and friends. It’s the time of year when you’re away from work and...

Getting back behind the wheel after an accident

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One of the scariest experiences you can go through is a car accident. And when you’re the driver, it could mean your confidence takes...

Civil Guardia Traffico active in Los Montesinos

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Civil Guardia Traffico Policia - and Local Policia - have been active in Los Montesinos with roadside inspections for vehicle documentation in the Vega...

Driving on the Orihuela Costa

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The salon de actos in Orihuela Costa town hall was packed to the rafters this week, as local residents gathered to learn more about...

UK Driving Licence exchange

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We know there has been some confusion around the exchange of UK driving licences and whether you need to start the process by 31...

Have You Got Your Environmental Badge?

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The New Year saw a new era in motoring in cities such as Barcelona, where the need to control pollution is now far exceeding the need of the motorist. Although it has been in existence for a couple of years now, and is still not mandatory, the need for obtaining an environmental badge, or “eco …

New Guidelines for Scooters and Mobility Vehicles

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Prior to the final approval of the law which will ensure safer movements of personal mobility vehicles (Vehículos de Movilidad Personal or VMP), the director general of traffic has issued new guidelines for how these new modes of transport should be incorporated into daily life. The objective is to establish clarifying criteria for users, city …

New Guidelines for Scooters and Mobility Vehicles

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Prior to the final approval of the law which will ensure safer movements of personal mobility vehicles (Vehículos de Movilidad Personal or VMP), the director general of traffic has issued new guidelines for how these new modes of transport should be incorporated into daily life. The objective is to establish clarifying criteria for users, city …

The Mathematics of the Stopping Distance

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Maintaining a safe distance is one of the fundamental factors of road safety, however it is not always easy to calculate how much space we need to leave between us and the vehicle in front, although there is a simple solution to a mathematical problem. We will start with the science bit. There are the …

The Mathematics of the Stopping Distance

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Maintaining a safe distance is one of the fundamental factors of road safety, however it is not always easy to calculate how much space we need to leave between us and the vehicle in front, although there is a simple solution to a mathematical problem. We will start with the science bit. There are the …

Children on Motorbikes

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If you ride a motorbike, so long as you are old enough, have a full licence and the vehicle is correctly fitted with the appropriate equipment, you are permitted to carry a passenger. You are also permitted to carry children as passengers, but there are some restrictions to ensure their safety. Firstly, you, the rider, …

Children on Motorbikes

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If you ride a motorbike, so long as you are old enough, have a full licence and the vehicle is correctly fitted with the appropriate equipment, you are permitted to carry a passenger. You are also permitted to carry children as passengers, but there are some restrictions to ensure their safety. Firstly, you, the rider, …

Children on Motorbikes

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If you ride a motorbike, so long as you are old enough, have a full licence and the vehicle is correctly fitted with the appropriate equipment, you are permitted to carry a passenger. You are also permitted to carry children as passengers, but there are some restrictions to ensure their safety. Firstly, you, the rider, …

Keeping Children Secure

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According to data from across Europe, two out of every three children in cars are not secured properly, although not only those not wearing any seat belt or restraining system, many of them have been strapped in incorrectly or inadequately. If a child is properly restrained in a vehicle, the statistics speak for themselves, as …

N332 Road Safety project commended by British Ambassador

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The N332 Project Founder Francisco Morales was among the guests last week at the British Embassy in Madrid where he was invited to attend...

It looks the same, but…

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They look similar – steering wheel, foot pedals, displays with numbers on – but the reality is, a most cars differ in the equipment they offer, more so given new technological advances, and so it is important if we get a new car, even if we are just renting it, to get to know what´s …

Historic drive by Saudi woman as driving ban lifts

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Female racing driver Aseel Al Hamad celebrated the end of the ban on women drivers with a lap of honour in a Jaguar F-TYPE. Aseel,...

Sharing the road with an HGV

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Driving infront of, or even behind, an HGV can be a bit daunting. But there’s no need to panic as Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s...

Twelve professional drivers test positive for alcohol and drugs in a...

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Murcia’s Civil Guard carried out a special campaign last week that was specifically aimed at the professional drivers of heavy vehicles. The results tested...

40-ton truck driver tested positive for cannabis

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A 24 year old driver at the wheel of a 40-ton truck was stopped on Sunday and subjected to a breath test for alcohol...