a quaint Spanish tradition

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  1. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    just browsing a Spanish driving rules website and came across this snippet....

    Drivers towing (*con remolque) a caravan or trailer must display a sign of a yellow triangle on a blue background on the front of their vehicle. Note that towing a broken-down vehicle is permitted only for a tow truck

    .well, thats a new one on me.

    http://www.justlanded.com/english/Spain/Articles/Travel-Leisure/Traffic-rules
     
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  2. Jaws

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    Dug up a bit more info JP..


     
  3. Billy23

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    I tow a trailer in Spain with my car, no signs, no problem, but it does weigh under 750 kg.

    And tis true, you are not allowed to tow a car, broken down or not. Must call the truck.

    Happy Christmas.:BigGrin:
     
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    Ie A Frames it's still Towing if they want to pull you in. Pete :Sad:
     
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    Most broken law

    I live in Spain part of the year and this must be the most broken law in this lawless land!!:Smile:
    I live in a fairly rural area where there are inumerable trailers in use and I have never seen on of these.
    Hey Ho :BigGrin:
     
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    It is only part time lawless, normally between 2pm and 4 pm police on lunch break :Rofl1:
     
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    We are in Spain at present and i have no noticed one on the front of any vehicle yet but I will keep my eyes open now and report back.
     
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    I thought that law had been rescinded years ago.Not seen one for years and they were used on pretty well every vehicle towing a trailer.
     
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