• Dream a Little DREAM of Where Does Time Go?

    Listening to The Beautiful South´s version of Dream a Little Dream, from way back in 1994 – I should point out for the benefit of future readers that today is 21 September, 2019 – I can´t believe it was 25 years ago that song was about. Moreover, it featured the incredible Jerome Silberman, known professionally

  • A Puzzled Driver

    The DGT has published a video recorded by one of the Pegasus equipped helicopters, which shows a driver concentrating less on the road, and more on the puzzling dilemma in his hands. In the footage we see that the driver has taken both hands off the steering wheel in order to manipulate a Rubik’s Cube.

  • The Mathematics of the Stopping Distance

    Maintaining a safe distance is one of the fundamental factors of road safety, however it is not always easy to calculate how much space we need to leave between us and the vehicle in front, although there is a simple solution to a mathematical problem. We will start with the science bit. There are the

  • Children on Motorbikes

    If you ride a motorbike, so long as you are old enough, have a full licence and the vehicle is correctly fitted with the appropriate equipment, you are permitted to carry a passenger. You are also permitted to carry children as passengers, but there are some restrictions to ensure their safety. Firstly, you, the rider,

  • Budget Airport Thieves Arrested

    Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested two men, aged 29 and 31, who had devised a clever plan which allowed them to steal over 36 thousand euro worth of goods from retail outlets. The clever thieves had identified a usually untouched retail zone for their offences, the stores located in Alicante-Elche airport. Upon receiving

  • The Cost of Tolls

    Although many drivers do pay the fee for travelling on the toll road network in Spain, there are many, many more that choose not to. Some areas have already seen the liberation of these roads, with other promised in the near future, but what is the real impact of allowing us all to save a

  • Ready for the School Run?

    It´s just about time to go back to school, which means that there will be an increase in cars on the roads at certain times of day, the infamous “school run”, and more vulnerable road users out and about. If you are taking children in the car, there are a few things you must remember,

  • Keeping Children Secure

    According to data from across Europe, two out of every three children in cars are not secured properly, although not only those not wearing any seat belt or restraining system, many of them have been strapped in incorrectly or inadequately. If a child is properly restrained in a vehicle, the statistics speak for themselves, as

  • Social Media Dangers!

    Most people know that using a mobile phone when driving is wrong, even though we will all witness it on a regular basis. It is illegal, because it is potentially deadly. However, the days of using a mobile just to make a call are long gone, as the development of the smart phone has led