Traffic patrolman of the Guardia Civil will soon no longer need to write citation forms to motorists. Pens and paper are to be phased out in favour of a personal digital assistant (PDA), connected to a database by a cell phone signal, allowing the fine to be processed in real time.

By 2008, the sanction will be payable by credit card without the motorist even  needing to get out of the car — with a discount of course!