Directorate General of Traffic

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Directorate-General of Traffic
Dirección General de Tráfico
Dirección General de Tráfico.svg
Agency overview
Formed July 30, 1959 (1959-07-30)
Type Autonomous body
Jurisdiction Government of Spain
Headquarters Madrid, Spain
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Luis Aguilera Ruiz, Subsecretary of the Interior
Agency executive
  • María Seguí Gómez, Director
Parent department Subsecretariat of the Interior (Ministry of the Interior)
Key document
  • Law 47/59
Website www.dgt.es

The Directorate-General of Traffic (Spanish: Dirección General de Tráfico, DGT) is the government department that is responsible for the Spanish transport network.

Organisation[edit]

The DGT is made up 50 provincial headquarters, one for each province, two local headquarters in Ceuta and Melilla and 14 local offices (Alcorcón, Alzira, Cartagena, Fuerteventura, Gijón, Ibiza, Lanzarote, La Línea de la Concepción, Menorca, La Palma, Sabadell, Santiago de Compostela and Talavera de la Reina).

Director-general[edit]

The Director-general is a civil servant who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the DGT. The current director-general is Gregorio Serrrano following a short mandate of Cristóbal Cremades. Cristóbal Cremades was designed temporary Director-general after María Seguí Gómez was forced to resign for being involved in corruption together with his husband.

Former directors general[edit]

  • Carlos Muñoz-Repiso y Vaca (1971-1974)
  • José Ignacio San Martín López (1974-1976)
  • Jesús García Siso (1976-1978)
  • José María Fernández Cuevas (1978-1980)
  • Antonio Ramón Bernabéu González (1980-1982)
  • José Luis Martín Palacín (1982-1986)
  • David León Blanco (1986-1987)
  • Rosa de Lima Manzano Gete (1987-1988)
  • Miguel María Muñoz Medina (1988-1996)
  • Carlos Muñoz-Repiso Izaguirre (1996-2004)
  • Pere Navarro Olivella (2004-2012)
  • María Seguí Gómez (2012-2016)
  • Cristóbal Cremades Rodríguez (2016-2016)
  • Gregorio Serrano (2016-present)

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