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 …The post How to recover points on your licence in Spain first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.
The ITV sticker is a visual representation that a vehicle has passed the mandatory technical inspection, and also indicates when the next ITV test is due. Its official name, as established in the General Vehicle Regulations, is ‘Distintivo de inspección técnica periódica del vehículo‘ and it has code number, V-19. These stickers come in three …The post Why are ITV Stickers Different Colours? first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.
A number of new Spanish road signs are being added to the official catalogue, which will gradually be rolled out across the road network in Spain in 2023. The new traffic signs are expected to reach the traffic regulations in mid-2023, with the entry into force of a royal decree that has been prepared by …The post New Spanish Road Signs for 2023 first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.
Trailers can offer us the ability to carry larger loads than we would otherwise be able to in a passenger car, but they are not without their own set of rules. Before we get into the details however, we need to know that trailers are categorised in two groups, which we will explain shortly, but …The post Rules for Towing Large Trailers first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.
Overtaking is one of the most dangerous manoeuvres in vehicle traffic and therefore safety measures must be taken to avoid generating a risk for the driver and third parties. You might remember from previous articles that there used to be a rule whereas in certain circumstances it was permitted to exceed the maximum permitted speed …The post Places it is Forbidden to Overtake first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.