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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Tarragona province

'On-demand' bus service launched in Tarragona town
Transport Tue, Feb 27, 2018

'On-demand' bus service launched in Tarragona town

SPAIN'S first-ever 'bus on demand' is about to be launched in a Catalunya town – it has no fixed stops or timetables, and pick-ups are requested using a mobile phone App. Due to be piloted in July, the...

Reus to hire out its council 'company car' fleet of electric vehicles to residents
Transport Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Reus to hire out its council 'company car' fleet of...

DRIVERS in the Tarragona-province seaside town of Reus can rent electrically-powered cars from the council's own fleet for a cheap price, and recharging points have been set up around the municipality. Similar to...

Snowdrifts trap drivers in Tarragona province
Transport Sun, Feb 28, 2016

Snowdrifts trap drivers in Tarragona province

TAILBACKS across the province of Tarragona ensued throughout most of today (Sunday) and yesterday as literally thousands of residents rushed out to see and photograph the snow laying in a thick carpet across the...

Driver fined for speeding when her broken-down car was being carried on a tow-truck
Transport Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Driver fined for speeding when her broken-down car was...

A TARRAGONA couple has been fined for speeding – whilst their car was on the back of a rescue truck. Sònia Mirambell, from Calafell in southern Catalunya says she and her husband suffered car troubles whilst driving...

Pile-up closes N-340 in Tarragona
Transport Fri, Apr 22, 2011

Pile-up closes N-340 in Tarragona

A pile-up involving three lorries has forced the clossure of the main N-340 road in Amposta (Tarragona). Two lorries and a fire engine were involved in the accident and the work of the emergency services is being...

Transport Wed, Sep 24, 2008

Acid leak forces AP-2 motorway closure

The AP-2 toll motorway has been closed after a lorry transporting 10,000 litres of hydrochloric acid sprang a leak at km 212 near Vila-rodonda (Tarragona) while heading towards Barcelona at around 9.45am this morning....

Transport Mon, Sep 8, 2008

Banned driver caught doing 130mph while drunk

Jorge VP, a 38-year-old man from Roda de Barà (Tarragona), was arrested last Saturday morning after being stopped driving at 210kmh (130mph) down the AP-2 toll motorway. The arresting officers soon discovered that the...

Transport Wed, Feb 27, 2008

Thousands caught on broken speed camera

Catalan Traffic Police (SCT) have had to cancel thousands of speeding fines imposed on motorists caught on what turned out to be a faulty radar on the T-11 (km 14) in Reus (Tarragona). Between January 27th 2007 and...

Transport Mon, Feb 25, 2008

Drunk driver had neither licence, insurance nor MOT

Regional police officers arrested a 40 year old man on the C-12 in Aldover (Tarragona) last Saturday night after he tested nearly five times over the limit. The man eventually pulled over after nearly running down two...

Ex-Barça star 'stable' after surgery
Transport Thu, Dec 20, 2007

Ex-Barça star 'stable' after surgery

Guillermo Amor is reported to be in a "stable condition on an artificial respiratory machine" in the intensive care unit of the Verge de la Cinta Hospital in Tortosa (Tarragona), where he is recovering from...

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