Toll motorways are the safest and best-equipped roads on the Spanish network.
Their design takes into account safety requirements such as limiting junctions, lane widths, hard shoulders and median strips sizes and imposing a minimum curve width.
Their high quality materials, only the best previously tested pavements are used to assure perfect rain drainage and wheel adherence.
Their equipment includes common elements such as toll plazas lightning, perimeter fencing, antiglare screen, and state-of-the-art control centres. It also includes closed circuit TV, traffic data gathering systems, emergency call boxes, 24-hour phone lines and weather stations.
In order to inform users about possible incidents, variable message signs and radio traffic reports are ordinarily used. Also, many concessionaire companies have specifically user oriented web pages that allow customers to plan their trip in advance.
Their winter service programmes and precise snow clearing and de-icing machineryin geographical areas with extreme weather conditions.
Tunnels are provided with state of the art safety control systems complying with current legislation; when needed they also feature closed circuit TV, incident detectors, uninterruptible power supply systems, lightning and ventilation control, fire detectors, clearance detectors, PA systems and radio.
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