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MASSIVE INCREASE IN UNLICENSED DRIVERS

Intentional neglect or forgetfulness were the main causes of the delays in renewing a driver’s licenses in Spain, but experts now suggest that in the last three years the trend has changed and it is the inability to pay for renewals which is causing a …

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WHEELY DRUNK DRIVER

Police officers in Vigo, a municipality situated in the autonomous community of Galicia, in the northwest Spain, have arrested the 51 year old male driver of a car, a Spanish national and resident of the city, after they believed the driver may have be…

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GOVERNMENT BAILOUT NOT LIKELY FOR CORVERA YET

José Ballesta, the spokesperson for the regional government of Murcia, has said that the administration “will not give any kind of assistance” to the future concessionaire of Corvera airport, Aeromur, “because it is not covered…

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CYCLE HELMET CRITICISM OPENED TO DEBATE

Having recently announced a shakeup in traffic laws, the DGT are still consulting as to the viability of forcing cyclists to wear crash helmets in cities.
The UPyD political group has filed a notion urging the government to make legislative changes to…

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SAFER ROADS FOR BIKERS

It is inevitable that a Capital city would lead the way in futuristic developments, and this time it is one of benefit wherever the initiative may have begun, but particularly in places of higher concentrations of traffic, so Madrid will be the first S…

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CAR SALES CRACK DOWN CALLS

The FAUTCOVA auto trader´s association of the Valencia region have called for “urgent action” to eradicate the illegal sale of cars in the street, a practice that, according to the federation, “creates unfair competition for som…

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ROAD SAFETY OPEN TO DEBATE

Having recently announced a shakeup in traffic laws, the DGT are still consulting as to the viability of adjusting speed limits on urban roads, whilst facing continuing criticism over plans to force cyclists to wear crash helmets.
An awareness campaig…

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