Spanish road authorities, DGT expect 5.75 million cars will return from holiday this weekend as the summer holidays come to an end.

The road authorities will mobilize an additional 700 staff and technical experts in traffic management centres, Civil Guard officers and over 10,000 employees from the Ministry of Development as well as other staff, including emergency services, fire brigades and health.

The DGT advises travellers to keep the focus at all times, as well as to stop off at least every two hours. Drivers are advised not to consume alcoholic beverages and to avoid any medications that may reduce attention span or cause drowsiness. Seat belts should be worn at all times, also in the back seats.

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