Tagged: speed

Sixteen Thousand Euro Per Hour

The network of traffic monitoring cameras across Spain are now catching bad driving practices which is costing those responsible 16,528 euro per hour in fines. The information has been released in response to parliamentary questions, which have revealed that the Read Full Article…

Extra Checks on Speed This Week

All of this week, the DGT, Guardia Civil, regional and local police will be paying close attention to inappropriate speed, in an attempt to educate drivers of the risks associated with this dangerous practice. The campaign will run throughout the Read Full Article…

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Top tips for driving in heavy rain

Whereas it doesn’t look like we’re going to be getting a white Christmas, this is Britain and it’s probably a safe bet we’ll get some heavy rain. Driving in the rain reduces visibility and...

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Road Sign Designer gets OBE

You see her work during every driving lesson you carry out. It’s so iconic it’s been copied around the world. And now, Margaret Calvert, one of the designers of the UK’s road signage system,...

Using the road – Overtaking

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 163 Overtake only when it is safe and legal to do so. You should not get too close...

Joining the motorway

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 259 Joining the motorway. When you join the motorway you will normally approach it from a road on...

X Marks the Spot

The roads of Madrid will soon be getting a taste of the classic Japanese styling, with the installation of a diagonal zebra crossing. The city council has budgeted for the installation of the crossing at the junction of Goya and Read More …