No more hidden speed traps on secondary roads

The traffic police (DGT) have promised to stop all hidden speed traps on all secondary roads across the nation by the end of the month. DGT mobile speed traps will now be banned from hiding behind a tree or a flyover to catch the unwary drivers below. Instead, mobile signposts will be erected along the road warning of traps and the exact location of each days speed checks will be published online at www.dgt.es The Continue reading No more hidden speed traps on secondary roads

Tráfico now checking on your work status when they stop you…

We all know that with the current economic crisis, the government is desperate to make sure everyone who works is legal, and that fines for people caught working without contracts are increasing dramatically next month. Well, here’s a true story that happened this morning: One of our workers was coming into work in his uniform, when he was stopped by tráfico at a police stop in Huercal. They quickly checked his car papers and seemed Continue reading Tráfico now checking on your work status when they stop you…

Rajoy caught without a seatbelt

In a symbolism laden video posted on his facebook page, Mariano Rajoy, leader of the opposition and head of the PP party, spoke to Spain about his hopes for the future, and his plans to save bullfighting (spot the Osborne bull in the opening credits). The video is shot in the back seat of his limo on a dody handicam – it looks like the start of a low budget porn film- and the constant Continue reading Rajoy caught without a seatbelt

New traffic law under consideration – also targets foriegners

The text of the new traffic law which has now been passed for voting aims to cut the time in collecting traffic fines to under a month, doubles the cost of many fines but allows early payers to have discounts of up to 40% off. Under the new law you will only receive one notification of a fine, which can now be sent via email. Companies will have to register an official email address for Continue reading New traffic law under consideration – also targets foriegners