New DGT campaign this month

Nerja Council is participating in the latest DGT (Traffic Department) ‘campaign’, this one aimed at motorcycles and scooters.

Nerja Council and DGT renew cooperation agreement

The Council and the DGT have been holding an urgent meeting to refresh the Bilateral Agreement for Mutual Cooperation which, although signed in 2013, was in danger of lapsing through an apparent lack of communication between the two bodies.

A business doing well

The DGT has received revenues of 99.1 million euros in Andalucia during the period from November 2011 to October 2014, the revenue coming from the cash cows installed on the roads of the province.

DGT crackdown on motorcycles

The Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) is launching an intensive control on motorcycles and riders from May 19th to 25th.

Intensified controls on secondary roads

The DGT (Directorate General of Traffic) has launched a six day campaign of intensified surveillance on secondary roads in Spain, the Traffic Police conducting checks on speed, alcohol, documentation and the use of mobile phones while driving.

DGT crackdown on seatbelts and child restraints

Starting today, Monday, and continuing until next Sunday, the DGT is intensifying controls on seatbelts and children’s seats and restraints in vehicles, the campaign timed to coincide with the return to school. The DGT has also invited municipalities of over 25,000 people and who have their own Local Police force to join in the campaign with controls on urban roads.

DGT to increase the number of speed controls

Starting today, Monday, and continuing for a week the DGT will be increasing the number of ‘speed controls’. particularly on roads with one lane in each direction where they say that 70% of accidents involve fatalities.

New DGT crackdown starts on Monday

The Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) is starting a new crackdown on speeding as from Monday and continuing until Sunday April 14th. The new campaign will mainly be carried out on conventional roads, as opposed to highways.

DGT crackdown on seatbelt use

The DGT is conducting controls on the use of seatbelts, particularly for children, from today, Monday, until next Sunday with roadblocks and controls in many parts of Andalucia. Last year’s crackdown saw 400,000 vehicles checked, with 4,295 drivers fined for not wearing a seatbelt and 294 fined for having a minor on board without any form of safety restraint being …