Tráfico ‏has announced a seatbelt and childseat campaign for this week. Controls will be set throughout the country from today, 11 March, until Sunday 17th. At checkpoints, police will be looking at car paperwork and documents as well checking as that their seatbelts work and are being worn, and that any children are correctly seated in child or booster seats. For the regulations on child seats, please see the Driving section of THIS page, scroll to the question “What are the rules for child seats?”.

Gran Canaria is burning again

Gran Canaria is burning again

  Photo: Gran Canaria Cabildo. Updated 24 February: At first light, an army Military Emergencies crew of 85 left Seville for Gran Canaria to join firefighting efforts which continue today. There are now 176 military personnel in the island to assist local crews which...

Wild weather causes wide disruption across Canaries

Wild weather causes wide disruption across Canaries

Updated 8.30pm: The Canarian Government has announced that state schools throughout Tenerife will remain closed tomorrow because of the calima, and reopen on Wednesday. Of course tomorrow is a public holiday in some municipios anyway (see HERE) so their schools would...

Carnaval 2020

Carnaval 2020

Updated 19 February 2020: Santa Cruz’ Carnaval has been taking place since the end of January, with murga and dance groups competing indoors, but from now the carnival enters its most famous phase, with the crowning of the carnival queen tonight in the Recinto Ferial...

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