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Control de motos de la Guàrdia Urbana

17/12/2016 - 15:08

City Police step up breathalysing and drug tests over the festive season

Safety. Operation Christmas is under way as a prevention measure aimed at cutting the number of traffic accidents and victims.

14/12/2016 - 16:34

City Police to purchase 30 new electric mopeds

Mobility.The aim is to progressively replace the fleet of petrol driven mopeds with electric scooters.

20/11/2016 - 13:19

Distractions are the main cause of driving offences

Safety. A campaign run last month led to City Police reporting over 2,500 cases of distractions while driving.

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