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35 People Arrested in Drugs Operation

Two organisations dedicated to the sale of drugs that operated in the provinces of Alicante, Murcia, and Valencia have been dismantled by the Guardia Civil. Searches were carried out in properties in Torrevieja, Bigastro, Callosa de Segura, Orihuela, San Miguel de Salinas, and Beniel, resulting in 35 people having been arrested. The operation, called “Primoto”, …

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Proposed Changes to Lane Legislation to Benefit Emergency Vehicles and Motorbikes

Emergency Corridor

Spain's DGT plans to change traffic laws, explaining how drivers must give way to emergency vehicles, an act previously based on courtesy. Motorbikes may use hard shoulders during congestion under certain conditions. New rules will prohibit overtaking in adverse weather, mandating all traffic to use the righthand lane. Creating an emergency corridor for service vehicles will be obligatory. These changes, aimed at improving safety, are set to be enacted in 2025.

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Spain Beats EU Toll Demand by Offering More Sustainable Transport Options

Toll Roads

Roser Obrer has assured transport associations that the Spanish Government will not impose tolls on motorways. This follows a commitment with Brussels to boost rail transport as an environmentally friendly alternative, keeping Spain's recovery funds on track. Plans include a rail freight incentives program, non-application of new tolls, and modernising the transport sector. The specifics will be outlined in an upcoming Royal Decree draft.

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Cycle Race to Close Roads This Weekend

Cycle Race

The I Challenge de Alicante cycling race, comprising three stages, commences on April 6, 2024, in Vega Baja. Organised by Benferri Cycling Club, the event features diverse terrains suitable for all cyclist specialties. Temporary road closures will be in place for safety. Participants will tackle a 60 km loop, an 8 km time trial, and a final 84 km route through key locations. Obedience to traffic directors and associated flag signals is mandatory for road safety during the race.

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