Blogs and advice from Industry leading Specialists
Valuable Opinions, Comments & Gossip
Financial related News & Articles relating to Spain
Latest News, Stories
& Hot Topics
Various Tools & Widgets to help with your financial needs
Tools & Widgets to
help with finances
Polls, Surveys and Opinions featured throughout Tumbit
Featured Polls, Surveys & Stats
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat

Spain's DGT improves road safety for cyclists

Sat 21st Oct 2017
Spain's DGT improves road safety for cyclists

In order to address the 7,673 accidents that involved cyclists in 2016 - including 67 fatalities and 736 injuries - the Directorate of Traffic (DGT) is trialing dynamic cyclist signalling equipment at 4 locations in La Rioja, northern Spain, where road visibility is impaired. The project is valued €55, 000 (£49,000).

The technology is able to detect single cyclists or groups of cyclists on the roads and activate a luminous signal to alerts drivers, allowing them to adopt the appropriate driving behaviour.

Locations for the system include at several km of four conventional LR-111 highways; LR-250, LR-254 and LR-255, where the visibility of the road is reduced. Three of these roads are tracks included in the catalogue of Protected Cyclist Routes.

Jaime Moreno deputy director of operations and mobility at the DGT said: “This measure is part of the Plan of Urgent Measures announced by the Minister of Interior at the beginning of the year to increase the prevention of accidents of cyclists ." He added that "the idea is to extend this type of action to other roads where the influx of cyclists is important so that cyclists can move more safely."

Recommended Reading :

* Spain to ramp up on roadside alcohol tests in bid to protect cyclists

* More than 400 cyclists killed on Spain' roads in in 10 years

Comment on this Story

 
Be the first to comment on this Story !!

Related Partners

Recommended Items

Related Articles

Related Blogs

 
When shopping for bodyjewelrytips, never buy anything that has nickel. The best type of material is the steel, titanium, wood, anodized gold or gold. Most nickel products will rust and may infect your ear. If you have pierced the naval or eye, you do not need to worry, as that is the most versatile part of the body. You can wear rings, straight, curved or fancy and captive beads. There are many leading body piercing jewelry that offer some of the biggest collection at very affordable price. In regard to shopping, always go to a wholesale shape as that is the sure place of getting any type of body piercing jewelry. The only thing that you need to be careful about is the material used to make the jewelry. There are instances when body piercing might go wrong and the result is an infection. In order to avoid this, make sure that the person doing the piercing is qualified to do so. After piercing is done Bodys piercing trends, you should keep the area sterilized and clean. Use warm water to wipe dirt. Never use spirits as they will corrode the area resulting to a wound which might cause an infection.