Tag: Driving Licence

New Driving Licence to be Implemented in January

As of January 1, 2024, the DGT will allow those over 16 years of age to obtain a type B1 driving licence. This is a new category for driving licences in Spain, although similar exists in some other countries, and is aimed at giving younger people more mobility. With the new B1 licence, people between …

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The DGT warns against possible scams to obtain a driving licence

The DGT has issued a warning about potential scams to obtain a driving licence, pointing out that it is essential to pass an exam to obtain a driving licence in Spain, except in some cases where an exchange agreement is in place. Non-EU foreigners must exchange their licence, if they already have one, for a …

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Brussels plans Europe-wide Clampdown on Offending Drivers

During 2019, 40% of traffic offences committed throughout the European Union went unpunished, either because the offender was not identified or because payment was not made. Thus, the European Commission is planning to end this situation of impunity, so that all drivers who commit serious offences on the roads are identified and pay. This week, …

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The Latest Driving Licence Update for Older Drivers

Renewing our driving licence is something we must all do, and whereas we don’t have to carry out a test, there is a medical that is required to ensure that we are fit enough to drive, or if any restrictions should be implemented do our a medical condition, and that fact is the case whatever …

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How to recover points on your licence in Spain

The driving Penalty Points system in Spain acts in the opposite way to that of the United Kingdom. In the UK, if you commit a motoring offence, you gain points, whereas in Spain, you start with a balance that reduces if you commit certain offences. First introduced in Spain in 2006, the operation of the …

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