Traffic regulations in Spain

How to drive around a roundabout in Spain

Roundabouts are very common in Spain, so it is important to know the regulations. Roundabouts have the dual purpose of reducing speed at intersections and avoiding the need for traffic lights. The traffic rules for roundabouts in Spain are very clear: Vehicles travelling on the roundabout have preference over those wishing to join it. The …

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Driving in Spain: tips and regulations

Let’s take a look at some tips and rules for driving in Spain. The summer holidays are approaching, and Spain is one of the most visited European countries during these months: its history, gastronomy, good weather, incredible natural landscapes and thousands of kilometres of beaches are just some of the reasons. The best alternative for …

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Speeding in Spain with a rental car

Speeding offences in Spain are the responsibility of the driver, whether the car is privately owned or rented. The owner of the vehicle is obliged to identify the driver, and rental companies usually charge their customers when they are obliged to provide their data to the authorities. Car rental with Spanish plates The rental company …

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Do you get points in the UK or Ireland for offences committed in Spain?

Road traffic regulations are very similar in all European countries. Ireland and Spain are integrated into EUCARIS (the UK is not), the European data exchange network that allows Spanish vehicles to be sanctioned in Ireland and Irish vehicles in Spain. The progressive convergence of road safety policies means that in the near future offences committed …

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