Driving in Europe: What are the Covid rules and checks at road borders?

Driving in Europe: What are the Covid rules and checks at road borders?

What are the latest Covid-19 rules if you are driving across borders within the EU and how strict are the border controls in reality? Here's the lowdown.

Where to get the cheapest fuel in Spain

Where to get the cheapest fuel in Spain

Spain confirms drivers will pay to use motorways in 2024 but refuses to call them tolls

Spain confirms drivers will pay to use motorways in 2024 but refuses to call them tolls

UK Embassy in Spain requests another extension for British driving licence validity

UK Embassy in Spain requests another extension for British driving licence validity

Driving: Spain drops proposed ban on surpassing speed limit by 20km/h when overtaking

Driving: Spain drops proposed ban on surpassing speed limit by 20km/h when overtaking

How to import a vehicle to Spain from outside of the EU
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How to import a vehicle to Spain from outside of the EU

Buying a second-hand car in Spain: 9 key questions you have to ask in Spanish
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Buying a second-hand car in Spain: 9 key questions you have to ask in Spanish

MAP: The Spanish motorway routes that become toll-free in September 2021

MAP: The Spanish motorway routes that become toll-free in September 2021

Driving in Spain: The five new fines traffic authorities want to roll out in September

Driving in Spain: The five new fines traffic authorities want to roll out in September

UK introduces new car sticker requirement for driving in Spain

UK introduces new car sticker requirement for driving in Spain

EXPLAINED: Everything you need to know about getting an international driving permit in Spain
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EXPLAINED: Everything you need to know about getting an international driving permit in Spain

Driving in Spain: The 13 things that could land you in trouble with the law this summer
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Driving in Spain: The 13 things that could land you in trouble with the law this summer

Operación Salida: Everything you need to know about driving during Spain’s worst travel period of the summer

Operación Salida: Everything you need to know about driving during Spain’s worst travel period of the summer

Spanish driving licence: the essential language to pass your practical test
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Spanish driving licence: the essential language to pass your practical test

What you need to know if you are in a road traffic accident in Spain

What you need to know if you are in a road traffic accident in Spain

Driving in Spain: The new device traffic authorities want you to keep in your car
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Driving in Spain: The new device traffic authorities want you to keep in your car

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

Spain’s Málaga mulls scrapping new 30km/h speed limit due to traffic jams caused

Spain’s Málaga mulls scrapping new 30km/h speed limit due to traffic jams caused

Brexit: How residency hold-ups could mean many Brits in Spain need to sit their driving test again
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Brexit: How residency hold-ups could mean many Brits in Spain need to sit their driving test again

Spain eyes fines for drivers distracted by phones, even if they’re not using them

Spain eyes fines for drivers distracted by phones, even if they’re not using them

After new 30km/h limit on urban roads, Spain plans speed drop on secondary roads

After new 30km/h limit on urban roads, Spain plans speed drop on secondary roads

REMINDER: Why you now have to drive at 30km/h on most roads in Spain

REMINDER: Why you now have to drive at 30km/h on most roads in Spain

The key step-by-step guide for importing a car into Spain
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The key step-by-step guide for importing a car into Spain

Driving in Spain: What are the new rules for overtaking cyclists?

Driving in Spain: What are the new rules for overtaking cyclists?

What are the main reasons drivers in Spain get fined?

What are the main reasons drivers in Spain get fined?

The Spanish motorway routes that will become toll-free in 2021
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The Spanish motorway routes that will become toll-free in 2021

What you need to know about the changes to cars’ emission stickers in Spain

What you need to know about the changes to cars’ emission stickers in Spain

Q&A: How to pass Spain’s driving test and get a Spanish licence
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Q&A: How to pass Spain’s driving test and get a Spanish licence

British drivers in Europe to escape speed camera fines (and vice versa)

British drivers in Europe to escape speed camera fines (and vice versa)

Penalties, speed limits and prohibitions: Spain’s tougher driving laws for 2021
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Penalties, speed limits and prohibitions: Spain’s tougher driving laws for 2021

BREXIT UPDATE: Spain introduces new process for British driving licence swap

BREXIT UPDATE: Spain introduces new process for British driving licence swap

Everything you need to know about driving around roundabouts in Spain
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Everything you need to know about driving around roundabouts in Spain

UPDATED: What you need to know about Spain’s new car subsidies scheme

UPDATED: What you need to know about Spain’s new car subsidies scheme

What you need to know about Barcelona’s traffic restrictions

What you need to know about Barcelona’s traffic restrictions

Who are the worst drivers in Europe?

Who are the worst drivers in Europe?

What you need to know about driving during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

What you need to know about driving during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: What you need to know about Spain closing its borders

Coronavirus: What you need to know about Spain closing its borders

MAP: Where in Spain you are most likely to get caught speeding
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MAP: Where in Spain you are most likely to get caught speeding

UPDATE: No, Brits in Spain don’t have to apply to exchange their driving licence before Brexit day
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UPDATE: No, Brits in Spain don’t have to apply to exchange their driving licence before Brexit day

What you need to know about Barcelona’s new ‘ZBE’ traffic restrictions
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What you need to know about Barcelona’s new ‘ZBE’ traffic restrictions

MAP: The Spanish motorway routes that will become toll-free in 2020
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MAP: The Spanish motorway routes that will become toll-free in 2020

The essential road signs you need to understand in Spain
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The essential road signs you need to understand in Spain

‘Nothing prepared me for the eccentricities of Spanish driving etiquette’

‘Nothing prepared me for the eccentricities of Spanish driving etiquette’

Where in Spain you are most likely to get a speeding fine
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Where in Spain you are most likely to get a speeding fine

Where in Spain you are most likely to have your car stolen
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Where in Spain you are most likely to have your car stolen

This is what I learned after my car broke down in Spain
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This is what I learned after my car broke down in Spain

Spy in the sky: Drones will be monitoring roads in Spain to catch bad drivers

Spy in the sky: Drones will be monitoring roads in Spain to catch bad drivers

Spanish police rescue babies left in parked car during heatwave while parents went shopping

Spanish police rescue babies left in parked car during heatwave while parents went shopping

Madrid Central: Five reasons why scrapping anti-pollution traffic scheme is ‘absurd’

Madrid Central: Five reasons why scrapping anti-pollution traffic scheme is ‘absurd’

Spanish police will not fine drivers for smoking (at least for now), traffic boss says

Spanish police will not fine drivers for smoking (at least for now), traffic boss says

Residents urge new right-wing City Hall not to reverse Madrid’s anti-pollution traffic plan

Residents urge new right-wing City Hall not to reverse Madrid’s anti-pollution traffic plan

Spanish police can now check mobile phones of drivers involved in crashes

Spanish police can now check mobile phones of drivers involved in crashes

What you need to know about Spain’s new road laws
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What you need to know about Spain’s new road laws

Why you will soon have to drive slower in cities in Spain

Why you will soon have to drive slower in cities in Spain

First electric scooter death in Spain puts spotlight on safety

First electric scooter death in Spain puts spotlight on safety

Everything you need to know about Madrid’s new traffic restrictions
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Everything you need to know about Madrid’s new traffic restrictions

Gerard Piqué fined €48,000 for driving without a valid licence

Gerard Piqué fined €48,000 for driving without a valid licence

Spain wants to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Spain wants to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Spanish police hunt couple filmed having sex on motorway (while driving)

Spanish police hunt couple filmed having sex on motorway (while driving)

What you need to know about Spain’s new petrol pump labels

What you need to know about Spain’s new petrol pump labels

Spanish roads see surge in traffic fatalities this summer

Spanish roads see surge in traffic fatalities this summer

Ghost bikes raise awareness of cycle lane dangers

Ghost bikes raise awareness of cycle lane dangers

Spain steps up roadside tests to crack down on drunk drivers

Spain steps up roadside tests to crack down on drunk drivers

Can’t get a DGT appointment to exchange driving licence in Spain? Don’t panic

Can’t get a DGT appointment to exchange driving licence in Spain? Don’t panic

Drunk drives into oncoming traffic with car wheel missing

Drunk drives into oncoming traffic with car wheel missing

Spanish granny admits driving for 53 years without licence

Spanish granny admits driving for 53 years without licence

Watch: Man in wheelchair zooms past Barcelona traffic

Watch: Man in wheelchair zooms past Barcelona traffic

Kamikaze driver held in Spain for live-streaming at 200 km/h

Kamikaze driver held in Spain for live-streaming at 200 km/h

One-legged driver does 300km on test drive without license

One-legged driver does 300km on test drive without license

Look no hands! Driverless car takes to the road in first trip across Spain

Look no hands! Driverless car takes to the road in first trip across Spain

Double decker? Man fined for crazy alternative to towing van in Spain

Double decker? Man fined for crazy alternative to towing van in Spain

Driver fined for biting fingernails at the wheel

Driver fined for biting fingernails at the wheel

Woman fined for being kissed while driving

Woman fined for being kissed while driving

Half-naked ‘secret agent’ hijacks ambulance

Half-naked ‘secret agent’ hijacks ambulance

It’s official: Drinking makes you ‘blind’

It’s official: Drinking makes you ‘blind’

Spaniards crowned European road rage kings

Spaniards crowned European road rage kings

‘Drug addicts should lose licenses before they kill’

‘Drug addicts should lose licenses before they kill’

Spanish cyclist fined €100 for eating croissant

Spanish cyclist fined €100 for eating croissant

‘Women drive worse than men’: Spanish judge

‘Women drive worse than men’: Spanish judge

Shaving driver ‘stars’ in police safety campaign

Shaving driver ‘stars’ in police safety campaign

Barcelona ‘wins’ worst traffic in Spain award

Barcelona ‘wins’ worst traffic in Spain award

Still haven’t swapped your UK driving licence for a Spanish one before Brexit? Don’t panic
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Still haven’t swapped your UK driving licence for a Spanish one before Brexit? Don’t panic

Exchanging your British driving licence for a Spanish one: What you need to know
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Exchanging your British driving licence for a Spanish one: What you need to know