A total of 28 people died in 22 fatal accidents on the roads in Spain during the Easter period from 15:00 on Friday April 11th to 20:00 on Sunday April 20th, two more than during the same period last year.
Report recommends safety improvements in Plaza de la Constitución, Torrox
A technical report produced by Torrox Council has highlighted the need for improved security measures in Plaza de la Constitución following two accidents in the past four months involving cars hitting customers on bar terraces.
Less accidents this summer
According to figures released by the authorities, the summer months have seen far fewer accidents in the municipality, less vehicles being towed and a decrease in the number of people being cited for not wearing a crash helmet or driving under the influence of alcohol.
An early and abundant mushroom harvest in the Alpine valleys of northern Italy has to more people than usual scouring the woods and forests in search of succulent fungi. However, many have also been ill-prepared and in ten days, eighteen people have so far lost their lives. Not through eating non-mushrooms or poisonous varieties, though, but as a result of …
Motorists and mobile phones
The DGT campaign relating to the use of mobile phones by drivers, carried out between November 2nd and November 22nd, has resulted in 432 people in Málaga province being reported for violations.
A few statistics
The latest statistics show a 32.6% decrease in the number of moped riders being fined for not wearing a crash helmet. In the first six months of this year, 132 people were ticketed and fined.
The weekend, a ‘puente’ in some areas, saw 21 people lose their lives on the roads in Spain with another 9 people seriously injured.