You may have noticed that taxis display blue number plates on the back of their vehicles. It is not only marked and branded taxis that display them, but also VTC vehicles (Vehículos de Turismo con Conductor), which are effectively private hire or chauffer driven cars, a taxi by another name but more restrictive as to
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When you purchase a new car from a dealer, you have a certain level of peace of mind accompanying your purchase. New cars are covered by a legal guarantee of 2 years without a mileage limit, whereas the manufacturer has to take care of the faults and breakdowns that have arisen with the car, so
As technology advances, so do the safety features of our vehicles. The near future may well see autonomous vehicles on the roads, but they will still have to mix with cars of today, and yesterday, for some time yet. Sadly, the risk of death or serious injury is multiplied by two when comparing incidents that
It is almost unbelievable that whenever there is a focused campaign on the wearing of seat belts and child restraint systems, there are always hundreds of children found either not secured in the vehicles or secured in a dangerously inadequate way. According to data from across Europe, two out of every three children in
Although it is not mandatory, the need for displaying the environmental badge on your vehicle is becoming increasingly important, especially in larger cities. Since the new year, Barcelona, for example, has tightened the restrictions on where more polluting vehicles are permitted, following on from places like Madrid where the impact on vehicle pollutants has been
As many people prepare for a long journey for Christmas, it’s always worth keeping in mind that sometimes things happen outside our control, some of which can lead to risky situations, but if we are prepared then the risk can be minimised, and so this week we are going to have a look at some
Today we would like to tell you a little bit about trailers, their use and their differences. Trailers fall into two distinctive categories when it comes to classifying them for normal use on the roads of Spain, those below 750kg and those above 750kg maximum weight. A small trailer, or “Remolque Ligero”, which has a
Seat belts save lives, it is a simple message, but they are only effective if we use them correctly, they are useless as not wearing one at all. The wearing of seat belts can reduce the risk of injury during a car crash. When used properly, they provide drivers and passengers with increased protection. However,
The brakes are one of the most important safety features on any vehicle. They slow us down, stop the vehicle and keep it from moving involuntarily. But they also wear in time. It is a good idea to check your brakes periodically, at low speed on a road which is wide and with no traffic
It´s getting cold out, so it might be time to get your gas replaced. Did you know though that there are rules for carrying gas canisters in your car? Firstly, the safest option is to have the canisters delivered to your door. You most likely already have a supply contract with one of the major