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Spain

Spain Road Stats

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  • Bicycle helmet laws (date enacted): Countries compared by the date in whcih bicycle helmet laws were enacted. It must be noted that the laws vary greatly from country to country. In some, the helmet is only compulsory for children, while in others the factor taken into account is the type of way in which the bycicle is used. In South Africa, use of the helmet is compulsory for everyone, but the law isn't enforced. In Spain, it's compulsory in interurban ways, except when going uphill or in very hot weather.
  • Expressway length: Expressway length (km).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Length of motorways per capita: Kilometers of motorways per million residents.
  • Motor vehicles per 1000 people: Motor vehicles per 1000 people.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Motorway density: Meters of motorway per square kilometer.
  • Motorway length: Total network length of all motorways in km.
  • Motorway length per capita: Length of motorways per capita (mm).
  • Public road per capita: Length of public roads per capita (m).
  • Road density: Road density (m of road per square km).
  • Traffic laws > Minimum driver's age: Indicates for European countries the age under which driving is not permitted.
  • Traffic laws > Permitted alcohol level: Indicates for European countries the limit of blood alcohol content (in %), above which driving is not permitted.
  • Traffic laws > Seatbelt required: Indicates for European countries whether (and on which seats) it is mandatory to wear seatbelts while driving.
  • Traffic laws > Spare bulb required: Indicates for European countries whether the law requires a spare light bulb to be available in each car.
  • Traffic laws > Speed limit at dual carriageway: Indicates the speed limit (in km / h) on dual carriageways in European countries. A dual carriageway road or divided highway is one where the lanes for traffic in opposing directions are separate, usually divided by a barrier and a strip of grass or other plants.
  • Traffic laws > Speed limit at motorway: Indicates the speed limit (in km / h) on motorways, freeways or highways in European countries.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Bicycle helmet laws (date enacted) 2,004 2002 11th out of 17
Expressway length 15,152 km 2014 5th out of 59
Length of motorways per capita 31.2 mm 2014 16th out of 93
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 593 2014 16th out of 191
Motorway density 32.04 m of motorway per square km 2014 7th out of 25
Motorway length 16,214 km 2014 3rd out of 25
Motorway length per capita 347.16 mm 2014 2nd out of 25
Public road per capita 15.15 m 2014 11th out of 28
Road density 1,320 m of road per square km 2014 11th out of 28
Traffic laws > Minimum driver's age 18 2014 4th out of 38
Traffic laws > Permitted alcohol level 0.05% 2014 9th out of 41
Traffic laws > Seatbelt required All 2014
Traffic laws > Spare bulb required No 2014
Traffic laws > Speed limit at dual carriageway 120 km/h 2014 2nd out of 16
Traffic laws > Speed limit at motorway 120 km/h 2014 20th out of 34

Citation

Spain Transport > Road Profiles (Subcategories)

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