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Other specific rules

Daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours Mandatory only for motorcyclesFor other vehicles, only in conditions of reduced visibility

Safety equipment for cars Spare wheel and tools for fitting it2 portable warning trianglesReflective vestBuses and large commercial vehicles: fire extinguisher Use of wheel chains mandatory in heavy snow.

Safety equipment for cyclists Helmet in urban areasReflective vestFront and rear lights (at night and in tunnels)Reflectors

The information on road-safety rules on this website according to Article 8(1) of Directive 2011/82/EU facilitating the cross-border exchange of information on road safety related traffic offences is provided by Spain. In the event of any conflict between the provided data and the rules in effect in a given country, the latter take precedence. The data are meant purely as a documentation tool and the Commission does not assume any liability for their content or their accuracy.