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eurajohn 11-11-2018 13:27

Couple of items of interest for those going to Spain
 
Have a look at this link:
https://www.thinkspain.com/news-spai...s-from-january

Some toll morways will be toll free soon and others will follow as the franchise to run them expires.

Secondly they are following the French by reducing the speed limit on secondary roads , albeit from 100 to 90.

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Mrplodd 11-11-2018 14:29

Can’t see the Spanish taking the SLIGHTEST notice of any reduction in speed limit can you?

Andy

nicholsong 11-11-2018 15:53

So what is an >3.5t MH - van or lorry?

eurajohn 11-11-2018 16:43

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Originally Posted by nicholsong (Post 2996815)
So what is an >3.5t MH - van or lorry?


Geoff, I'd think that an over 3500Kg van will be classed as heavy (as is case in UK or France etc.), although without official confirmation I'd stick to the lower limit.

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StewartJ 11-11-2018 20:14

With regard to the 3500kg do the Spanish authorities have full access to the DVLA database? Asking as my MH came out of the factory at 3500 but I had it upped to 3850kg.

erneboy 11-11-2018 20:54

Why would they care?

If you're of a nervous disposition stick to the lower and correct legal limit limit and if not don't and take the chance. For sure if they do bother and the take the time to look at your plated weight it'll be the more recent plate along with the info. on your V5 that'll count. Personally I'd guess that they couldn't care less and it won't arise unless you get caught going along at well over the limit for the lighter van.

raynipper 12-11-2018 09:18

I bet the tolls will be free after I have used them to get to Portugal.

Ray.

Penquin 12-11-2018 09:46

The last time we went there (and stuck to the limits) I was informed that it is quite OK to exceed the limit while actually overtaking.......

I do not know if this is true or not so can anyone give me some reliable information ?

dghr272 12-11-2018 11:13

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Originally Posted by Penquin (Post 2996955)
The last time we went there (and stuck to the limits) I was informed that it is quite OK to exceed the limit while actually overtaking.......

I do not know if this is true or not so can anyone give me some reliable information ?

The Spanish Police FB site explains that you can exceed the limit when overtaking, BUT only in certain circumstances.

http://n332.es/category/faq/page/24/

Terry

Edit, the link above provides a great resource that covers many aspects around driving in Spain.

raynipper 12-11-2018 11:54

How sensible. But do that beside a camera and yer cooked.

Ray.


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