There are several ways to check if the DGT has imposed a fine on you, all of them are quick and easy methods to clarify your doubts.
In Spain, speeding tickets are the most common and the number of speed cameras on the roads continues to increase. These devices play a critical role in law enforcement and road safety.
According to data from the General Directorate of Traffic, the number of radars on the roads increased by 7% last year. This growth demonstrates the authorities’ commitment to control and reduce speeding in order to improve the safety of people behind the wheel.
Also, a report published by Associated European Motorists using data from the DGT of the year 2022 reveals that a total of 3,704,675 speeding tickets were issued. Of these, 2,580,121 were captured by fixed radars, while 1,124,554 were detected by mobile radars.
The figures above reflect the importance of complying with the Speed limits on the roads and the need for awareness among drivers.
So you can know if a DGT radar has hunted you
There are several ways to verify if you have been detected by a DGT radar, These devices play a fundamental role, since they help to comply with the speed limits established by law.
Drivers are always concerned about whether they have been caught by a radar, so we share three ways to find out and what measures you can take to be well informed and comply with traffic regulations at all times:
Official notification by posthe
If a DGT radar has caught you exceeding the speed limit, you will receive an official notification by post, which will detail the violation, the location and the date it occurred, as well as the legal consequences and the procedure to pay the fine or file a claim.
You should be aware that it may take a few days or even weeks for the notification to arrive after the breach has occurred.
Through the miDGT application
With the miDGT mobile application, provided by the Directorate General of Traffic, drivers have a quick and easy way to check if they have received a fine and those that are pending payment.
Within the app you can access the option Check my fines, clicking on the option will display a detailed list of fines associated with the registered vehicle. You will be able to see key details such as the type of violation, and the amount of the corresponding fine.
In situations where DGT radar fines cannot be notified at the address of the offenderr due to your absence or change of address, TESTRA comes into play.
It is the plank DGT electronic noticeswhich is in charge of publishing the fines, as well as those issued by the Traffic Departments of Town Halls and Provincial Governments.
The platform offers an accessible and reliable way for drivers to consult and verify if they have pending fines, thus guaranteeing transparency in the process.