The national strike in the Spanish haulage sector is not only the hitting the supply of some products. This Thursday morning, 17 March, it also brought traffic on several roads in different parts of Malaga city centre to a standstill, causing occasional traffic jams in areas such as the Avenida de Andalucía, where a line of lorries occupied one of the lanes in the direction of the Alameda Principal.

The protests coincided with the rush hour for the start of the working day and parents taking their children to school.

Local Police sources told SUR that despite the large number of lorries, “no incidents have been recorded.”

The Directorate-General of Traffic (DGT), which monitors all roads outside the urban area of the city, told the newspaper that “there is evidence that pickets have been created in different parts of the province, but that road traffic is moving on all intercity roads.