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.
An anonymous author in Ronda has set up a Twitter profile called Calles de Ronda where people are encouraged to report, and photograph where applicable, details of damage to roads, street lighting problems, potholes, loose slabs etc etc.
The renovations to calle Pancho López, between Teatro del Carmen and the commercial centre of Vélez-Málaga, have been completed at a cost of €183,379.
Fourteen people died and two others were seriously inured on the roads in Spain over the May Day ‘puente’ weekend from 15:00 on Friday to 20:00 on Monday. There were three fatalities on the roads in Andalucia.
Seven people died and another five were seriously injured on the roads in Andalucia over the weekend.
A peaceful start to the ‘puente’ weekend on the roads of Spain with no fatal accidents reported during the first five hours. In 2009, August 15th was the worst day of the year for fatal accidents with 18 people losing their lives on the roads.
The Junta de Andalucia has estimated damage to roads and farms in the Axarquia as a result of the recent rains at €2.6 million.
It has been another busy weekend on the roads in Málaga province, with slow moving or stationary traffic reported on a number of roads.
The painters are out in Vélez-Málaga, repainting all the pedestrian crossings, white lines and other road markings. To avoid causing problems, busy streets such as avenida Vivar Téllez, Cristo, Canaleja, Reyes Católicos and Blas Infante in Vélez, and avenida de Andalucía in Torre del Mar, are being done at night.