Tag: Fines and Sanctions

We All Really Need to Slow Down

Choosing advice rather than a change in the law, one of the Spanish Government’s suggestions for dealing with the accelerating price of motor fuel was to suggest that we all slow down. However, as recent evidence proves, the opposite has actually happened, and motorists are actually speeding more. The DGT has carried out a speed …

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You have to use your Indicators!

Having constantly tried various means such as education and enforcement to get the message across, both the DGT and the Guardia Civil are trying a different approach, humour, to try to get drivers to use one of the most important safety features of our vehicles, the indicators. It can be said louder but not clearer: …

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Washing Your Car in the Street Can Lead to a Fine

There are some fines that might seem a little excessive or unnecessary in traffic law, but they are all based on making the roads safer. If you don’t keep your car clean you could face a fine of 80 or 200 euro fine, depending on the surface of the car that is covered. The most …

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How to Appeal a Fine from the DGT

If you have been caught committing a traffic offence, you are most likely to have been issued with a fine. However, sometimes mistakes do happen, or maybe you weren’t responsible for the offence being committed, in which case there is a procedure for appealing. The DGT filed an average of 10,000 traffic fines per day …

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No Parking on Bike Lanes

The DGT made it quite clear on their social networks. “Just as the pavement is for pedestrians, the bike lane is for the cyclists. Do not use it for running, walking, or parking”. As far as the driver is concerned, parking is prohibited on bike lanes. The law will punish those who obstruct, totally or …

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