A few days before the beginning of July and the summer holidays for thousands of citizens, the General Directorate of Traffic is launching a new awareness campaign to avoid incidents on the road. This year, and for the first time in the Agency’s history, the campaign has focused on incidents on interurban roads, a deadly …The post “Knowing it is starting to avoid it”: slogan of the new DGT awareness campaign for this summer first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.
During the month of January, 87 fatal accidents have been recorded on the roads of Spain, in which 100 people have died, 27 more than in the same month of 2019. To find a similar figure, you have to go back to January 2012, when 102 people died. This increase in the accident rate has …The post 100 Road Deaths in January first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.
2020, the year of the pandemic, has been a negative year for road accidents, according to a study of the accident data carried out by the insurer Línea Directa in collaboration with INTRAS. Although last year the number of traffic accidents reached historical lows, 870 deaths (24-hour count), the insurer has calculated what this figure …The post 2020: A bad year in road safety first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.
At 30 kilometres per hour there is more life. This is the motto chosen by the United Nations for the VI World Road Safety Week, which was celebrated between May 17 and 23, and which has practically coincided with the entry into force, in Spain, of the new speed limits for towns and cities. Along …The post More Life Less Noise and Less Smoke first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.
Speeding (29.3%), alcohol consumption (17.4%) and drugs (10.2%) are the risk factors that most influence a fatal motorcycle accident. As well as not wearing the helmet correctly – wearing an inadequate size, not fastening it, or adjusting it correctly -, which causes 6% of deaths in motorcyclists and 29% in moped drivers. These are the …The post Risky Riding first appeared on N332.es - Driving In Spain.