Police detain motorist for driving at double the speed limit, 205 kilometres per hour
"Man charged with dangerous driving...."
10 kilometre traffic Jams at access routes to Palma
Traffic jams due to this morning's weather conditions.
Arta's military bridge should open this morning
The bridge is going to be for one way traffic only and the maximum speed will be 20 kilometres per hour.
More lanes for the Palma ring road to ease congestion
Traffic is a nightmare along the via de cintura in Palma.
Guardia Civil now using mini speed radar traps
Traffic police already have a helicopter and five drones as their ‘eyes in the skies’ over Majorca’s roads this summer.
Cala Deya improvements being undertaken this winter
A quarter of a million is being invested in safety and traffic improvements.
Council downplays parking issues once Soller tunnel is free
"There is a need above that of car parks, which are a municipal responsibility and will require action in the future."
Palma residents demanding town hall action against noise
Bars, restaurants, traffic and street drinking are all blamed for increasing noise.
Costas block off Sa Rapita parking
The target of regular complaints from residents, the area is now being blocked off by posts and ropes that will make parking impossible.
Es Trenc minibus service being considered for other beaches
The government is wishing to change the model of transport in environmentally sensitive places.
Mayor says a free tunnel will not cause Soller traffic problems
"The elimination of the toll will have an effect only at the beginning because of the novelty of being able to come to Soller without having to pay."
Cifre attacks new road closure in Puerto Pollensa
Tots have drawn attention to the fact that traffic has been closed from the yacht club roundabout in the direction of Alcudia.
Police back Palma traffic-easing measures
The cutting of traffic entering the Antoni Maura avenue is due to be the first of the traffic-easing measures.
Council of Majorca to “bring order” to road sporting events
The Mallorca 312 event led to road closures of up to four hours.
Palma car ownership exceeds national average
The figure of 650 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants is still higher than the national average of 482, despite a reduction between 2011 and 2014.
Speed limits being cut on Palma roads
The town hall's programme includes a strategy for calming traffic through an initial measure for reducing speed where this is necessary.
Action plan for reducing Palma's noise levels
In certain streets of the city the noise levels are above a range of between 50 and 75 decibels, which constitute the established limits.
Over a third of young Spaniards drive under the influence
Young drivers are not so "politically correct" when it comes to practising on the roads what they say they believe in.
Traffic reduction part of Palma’s plan for tackling climate change
A change in transport use will be one of the measures to be adopted, Noguera saying that the effects of climate change are already evident and also concerning.
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A Tourist's Tale!
This ‘Confidential’ column usually contains whatever takes my fancy, or fills me with ire, regarding the delights of living in Majorca.
Frank Leavers14/08/2019 10:01