There are several radars in Malaga with which you must be careful if you rent a car; these radars are speed radars, stretch radars and mobile radars although the latter are not indicated.
Remember that being fined while driving a rental car does not exclude you from paying the fine and will increase with the corresponding administrative expenditure of the rental company managing your fine.
Top radars in Malaga
The following radars are known to be among the most active in Spain and for being quite controversial so I recommend being especially careful if you drive around the area.
Speed radar and stretch radar of Las Pedrizas: 80 Km / h
Installed in early 2014 they are currently the most active radars in Spain with about 100 daily fines. As due to the steep slope it is easy to exceed the speed limit even without accelerating, many drivers choose to take the toll road and avoid it.
Radar of the motorway A-7 Rincon de la Victoria – El Palo: 80 Km/h
There are two radars, one in each direction; the one of Rincon de la Victoria at kilometre 256 in direction to Marbella and the one of El Palo at kilometre 246 in direction to Nerja.
Although the mentioned radars are among the 10 in Spain which collect more fines, there are more radars along the Costa del Sol with which you must be careful.
Established penalties for exceeding the speed limit
The radars are activated when exceeding in 8 km / h the established limit and the penalties are detailed below.
Remember that with the points you won´t get any awards but they are cumulative to lose the license, unless your license isn´t Spanish.
For a speed limit of 60 km / h
61-90 km/h: 100 €
91-110 km/h: 300 € and 2 points
111-120 km/h: 400 € and 4 points
121-130 km/h: 500 € and 6 points
+ 130 km/h: 600 € and 6 points
For a speed limit of 80 km/h
81-110 km/h: 100 €
111-130 km/h: 300 € and 2 points
131-140 km/h: 400 € and 4 points
141-150 km/h: 500 € and 6 points
+ 150 km/h: 600 € and 6 points
For a speed limit of 90 km/h
91-120 km/h: 100 €
121-140 km/h: 300 € and 2 points
141-150 km/h: 400 € and 4 points
151-160 km/h: 500 € and 6 points
+ 160 km/h: 600 € and 6 points
For a speed limit of 100 km/h
101-130 km/h: 100 €
131-150 km/h: 300 € and 2 points
151-160 km/h: 400 € and 4 points
161-170 km/h: 500 € and 6 points
+ 171 km/h: 600 € and 6 points
For a speed limit of 120 km/h
121-150 km/h: 100 €
151-170 km/h: 300 € and 2 points
171-180 km/h: 400 € and 4 points
181-190 km/h: 500 € and 6 points
+ 190 km/h: 600 € and 6 points
Other speeding radars in Malaga
Continue reading to find out other radars which rather often sanction on the Costa del Sol:
Stretch Radar in Cala de Mijas
Located in both directions at the height of Faro de Calaburras this stretch radar will penalize you if you exceed 87 km / h.
Speed radar at the exit of Puerto Banus
If you leave Puerto Banus with the idea of taking the A-7 you’ll find this speed radar with limit of 120 km / h.
Map of Radars
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