If you have chosen Spain for a vacation, be sure to follow the recommendations of Auto Plus to avoid PV on the road! And remember to put a safety vest and warming triangle in your car.
It's the holidays! This year, many French motorists are expected on Spanish roads. Although it is close to ours, the code of the Iberian route contains some specifics that it is good to master to avoid unpleasant surprises. Auto Plus an update for you.
Required equipment Spain
>> Mandatory equipment
Be vigilant, the Spanish authorities require two warning triangles in your vehicle (against a home). They must be accompanied by a reflective vest, also obligatory in France. In case of non compliance with these rules, you risk a fine of € 91. Note that a replacement bulbs game is also mandatory.
Speed limits and telephone use
>> Speed limits
In town and on country roads, the limitations are identical to those that are known in France (respectively 50 km / h, 90 km / h). Attention, however, it will slightly slow down on the highway, since the maximum speed is set at 120 km / h.
>> Use of mobile devices
Just like other European countries, it is forbidden to use the phone while driving. Only Bluetooth systems (integrated in the car or wireless headsets) are tolerated. Use your headphones you will scoop a PV of 200 €.
BAC and parking rules
>> BAC authorized
With regard to alcohol, there are also values close to ours, with a maximum tolerated rate of 0.5 g / L (0.3 g / L for young drivers).
>> Parking Rules
Finally, note that Spain does not mess with the annoying parking! This type of crime causes indeed an impounded the vehicle and a fine of € 84 by police in reflective jacket.
In the blue areas, the duration of parking is limited between 8 and 21h. Remember to put your European parking disc.
In the NRS areas (in urban areas), parking is permitted for a period of 30, 60 or 90 minutes. Remember to take a ticket!
Happy Holidays to all!