The DGT (traffic police) have published the list of where all the mobile and fixed speed traps will be this month (there will be a special campaign this month with lots of nasty cops with fine books in their dirty little hands). Later: Here’s the link to a file showing the exact locations of all, courtesy of La Voz de Almería.
A cheeky Catalan chappie was stopped by the rozzers doing 213 KPH on the toll road outside Vera yesterday. He was flooring his BMW X5, but sadly hadn’t counted on a mobile speed trap that nabbed him as he went past. He’s up in front of the local beak next week for exceeding the speed limit by 75% (it’s 120KPH just there) and is looking at a very hefty fine and more points than you Continue reading Cheeky chappie stopped at 213KPH on the motorway by Vera
A new traffic law will be signed into law today allowing the maximum speed limit on certain motorways to be increased to 130 kph. The speed limit won’t be increased at once, as the traffic police now have to draw up a decree ordering the changes in specific areas. The speed limit in urban areas is likely to be lowered, or left to town halls to decide. On the downside, the fine for drink driving Continue reading Speed limit increased to 130kph today, pedestrians to be breathalysed
The head of traffic announced today that on top of reducing the speed limit on secondary roads to 90kph, and a possible increase on motorways to 130kph, he will introduce variable speed limits on all major motorways and toll roads. The new traffic law, which is expected to be presented to Congress shortly after the summer recess, will contemplate a number of changes to the current system of roads, and will also contemplate a number Continue reading Variable speed limits to arrive in Spain