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Storm Gloria leaves four dead across Spain

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Three of the deaths are in the Valencian Community Four people have so far died, as Storm 'Gloria' passes over the Peninsula, bringing with...

Two drivers injured by falling palm tree in Orihuela

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Two people have been injured after a palm tree has fallen on their vehicles while driving along the CV-91 road at La Campaneta, the...

Milestone in Radar based motoring technology

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OXBOTICA AND NAVTECH START JOINT DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTEGRATED RADAR-BASED NAVIGATION AND PERCEPTION SYSTEM Oxbotica and Navtech announce joint product development for integrated radar-based...

Make sure your eyesight goes beyond 20/20 this year, says GEM

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ROAD SAFETY organisation GEM Motoring Assist is reminding drivers and riders of all ages to make an appointment for an eyesight test this year....

In-car conversations made easier with new technology

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IN-CAR CONVERSATIONS MADE EASIER WITH VOICE-SENSING VOLUME FADE EV TECHNOLOGY FROM HARMAN Audio specialist HARMAN is aiming to put an end to constant fiddling with...

500€M TAXPAYERS BURDEN?

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"Toll" order - in call to scrap all AP-7 tolls January 1, 2020, saw a number of toll roads go free, including the AP-4...

LAUNCH OF NEW CITROËN C5 AIRCROSS SUV HYBRID

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WORLD PREMIERE AT THE 2020 BRUSSELS MOTOR SHOW FOR NEW CITROËN C5 AIRCROSS SUV HYBRID, THE Ë-COMFORT CLASS SUV PLUG-IN HYBRID SUV For the...

Tips in Importing Cars at a Lower and Cheaper Price

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Parallel Importing has grown as an alternative market for cars in Singapore. In recent years there has been steady growth in sales and significant...

Benidorm’s Beniardá Avenue Level Crossing Given Essential Safety Boost

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Until recently, motorists using the Beniardá Avenue level crossing have endured waiting times of 7 minutes. But all that changed in mid-December when the Ferrocarrils...

AP-7 Motorway tolls removed unless you live in the Vega Baja

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Don’t get too excited if you live in the Vega Baja because, although the AP-7 between Tarragona and Alicante became toll free at midnight...

Keeping Your Car Neat And Clean With These Simple Tips

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They say a clean space means a clean mid, which is absolutely true. Some may shrug off that idea as a mere technicality, but...

What You Need to Do After a Serious Car Accident

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Everything can be a blur following a car accident. One second you’re driving peacefully, the next there’s a loud noise, a strong collision, and...

British Motocross star killed in Murcia crash

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Hundreds of tributes have been paid in the last few days to the young motorcycling prodigy, 20 year old Tommy Lee Morris, who died...

Removal of AP-7 Toll Booths Underway

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The AP-7 will be free from January 1, 2020, between San Juan, Alicante, to Tarragona. Toll fees currently cost 29 euros for a...

Choosing the right car

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It’s one of the biggest purchases – or sometimes leases – you’ll make, so choosing the right car is essential. Narrowing down the shortlist...

Vehicles Exempt from MOT

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Anything you read about the MOT usually says that it applies to all vehicles on the road which are three years old, or older....

Los Alcázares demonstrators close down the AP-7

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Residents of Los Alcázares were out in force recently, demonstrating on the AP-7 motorway to demand solutions to the floods that the area is...

All Charged Up

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By Andrew Atkinson The electric vehicle charging point located on Avenida de La Marquesa, Los Montesinos, is now operational. The Valencia government allocated 5,878.40 euros, of...

DGT introduces new legislation for electric scooters

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While there are an estimated 100,000 personal mobility devices in use here in Spain, many of them the fairly recent mania of electric bikes...

6 Travel Tips for Exploring a New Country 

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Visiting a new country is usually exciting and daunting in equal measure, but whether the vacation lasts a couple of weeks, a month or...

Is It Worth Switching To Uber?

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Over the past few years Uber has become one of the most popular apps in the UK and around the world. So many people...

Boost for Orihuela Costa roadworks

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A budget in excess of 3.3 million euro has been awarded for the maintenance of roads on the coast The contract is for four years,...

‘Where you live, and what you [don’t] drive.’

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I drive a twelve year old car. It is a black car. I have owned several black cars, but I have never before had...

Montesinos instal electric charging point

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By Andrew Atkinson Los Montesinos have installed a charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the Vega Baja town. A budget of €8,891 has been allocated, which...

Firauto – Car Fair, Expocar and Sobre2ruedas – Motorcycle Fair

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The 45th edition of FIRAUTO, the New Car Fair, the 31st edition of the Second-hand Car Show, EXPOCAR and the 13th SOBRE2RUEDAS, Motorcycle Fair...

Guardia checks report 20% of vans are driven without ITV

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In just four days, Trafico agents of the Civil Guard have stopped 116 drivers of vans driving with the presence of alcohol or drugs...

SECURITY CAMERAS IN LOS MONTESINOS IMPROVE CITIZEN AND TRAFFIC SAFETY

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By Andrew Atkinson AFTER years of concerns by the public Los Montesinos Town Hall are set to instal security cameras in the Vega Baja hamlet,...

Whiplash: What to do when you suffer the most common accident...

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Car accidents can be hugely stressful. This is only amplified if you sustain an injury, adding physical complications to what could be significant emotional...

Torrevieja’s Road to nowhere

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I read a while ago that Torrevieja Town Hall announced that there was now a relief road to reduce the congestion on the CV95...

Los Alcázares takes the AP-7 concessionaire to court

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Los Alcázares City Council say that they will take the Ministry of Development and the concessionaire of the AP-7 to the courts to demand...