Passing a driving theory test in Spain – True stories

You can’t beat a good true story! Many thanks to our client Colin Pope for taking time out to write a detailed account of his experience when passing his theory test in Spain, Over to you Colin: ”So you thought you’d do the test ! Not sure about you but we got fed up with…

How long can I drive a foreign plated car in Spain before registering it

How long can I drive a foreign plated car in Spain before registering it?  It’s a question that is raised over and over again on social media, and we’re asked almost every week – ‘’How long can I drive a foreign-plated car in Spain before having to  register it?’’ There are hundreds of blogs out…

2022 Driving in Spain with a UK licence update

If you are resident in Spain and have a UK driving licence, you can no longer exchange for a Spanish driving licence British citizens with a UK driving licence, residents in Spain, cannot exchange their driving licence for a Spanish one.  The last date for Spanish residents with a UK driving licence to register their…

Passing a driving test in Spain

Upticks client Ruth shares her experience of passing a driving test in Spain. This year we are adding a new category to our news feed, ‘client experiences, in the hope that we can give you a first-hand insight into what it’s really like for people moving to Spain the first time and the different scenarios…

Tyres and passing the ITV: Upsticks top tips on all things tyres

Tyres are one of the most scrutinized aspects of the ITV inspection. Here are Upsticks top tips on what the technicians are looking for and how to avoid a fail. General condition of tyres AND rims, visual check The first thing on the list is a visual check of the tyres and the rims. A…