What documents do I have to carry in the car?

One question that often come us is, “what documents do I have to carry in the car?” When you drive a vehicle on Spain´s roads, it is compulsory for you to carry certain documents with you in the vehicle. These documents must be the originals, not photocopies, although a notarised copy is accepted (a version

What documents do I have to carry in the car?2020-03-06T11:09:39+00:00

Best Before

We are used to seeing “sell by” and “best before by” dates on our groceries, but did you know that there are parts of the car that also have an expiration, or best before date? The difference with car parts is that they wear over time and usage, and so there isn´t always a specific

Best Before2020-02-24T09:20:48+00:00

What Coloured Number Plates Mean

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

What Coloured Number Plates Mean2020-02-14T08:09:38+00:00

The Environmental Badge

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

The Environmental Badge2020-01-10T08:33:59+00:00