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Car Hire, Airport Transfers in Majorca Anything related to car hire both via UK companies and local companies. Can include discussions on motoring, bringing your own car, taxis, airport transport etc.

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Old 16-07-2017, 20:16
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Default Motorway speed controls by helicopter

We noticed when returning to Palma Airport on Saturday, that the overhead gantry signs warned against speeding.
We were then surprised to see that the signs showed that Police cars and helicopters would be checking the speed of vehicles. We laughed briefly until we then spotted two helicopters following each other at a distance actually following the line of the motorway, presumably doing just that.
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Old 02-08-2019, 07:07
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Default and now ... drones


The Guardia Civil's Tráfico division is now deploying drones to look out for traffic infringements. The use of drones started on Thursday.
... when a drone detects "irregular manouevres", these are automatically relayed to a patrol. Drivers can pay on the spot and get a 50% discount; credit cards are accepted.

The drones will also be capable of picking out drivers using phones or not wearing seat belts, for which the fine is 200 euros plus the loss of three points on the driving licence.

The Guardia Civil have eleven drones available to them at present. ...
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Old 02-08-2019, 09:43
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Originally Posted by mike_dublin View Post
.. and remember EU road traffic fines are enforceable in UK magistrate courts.
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Old 02-08-2019, 18:10
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Originally Posted by alcanadakid View Post
.. and remember EU road traffic fines are enforceable in UK magistrate courts.
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