TALLERES SIEDEL, body shop and the ideal garage to replace your headlights

If you want to register your UK right hand drive vehicle in Spain, one of the most common changes you’ll need to arrange is swapping the headlights. While this might sound like a real challenge, the key is having a trustworthy and reliable mechanic on hand to take care of this for you. Fortunately, Jesus…

Registering your vehicle with DGT Tráfico – proof of address

If you’re buying a Spanish car or registering a foreign vehicle with the traffic authorities (DGT – Dirección General de Tráfico) in Spain you’ll need to provide proof of address. Depending on your circumstances, there are three ways to meet this requirement: Padrón Certificate – Certificado de empadronamiento By far the best way to prove…

New V-16 emergency light replaces warning triangles for vehicle breakdowns

New V-16 emergency light replaces warning triangles for vehicle breakdowns If you’re unlucky enough to break down on Spanish roads, it’s long been a legal requirement to use warning triangles to make other drivers aware that there’s a hazard. However, getting out of a stranded vehicle on a busy highway to place these triangles wasn’t…

Renewing your Spanish Driving Licence – all you need to know

As a general rule, a Spanish driving licence is valid for 10 years from the date of issue although there are some circumstances where the renewal date will be a lot earlier than that, and we’ll go into more details about those later in this article. This page on the DGT website has full details…