Who Are Mexico’s Green Angels? Roadside/ Emergency Assistance

Posted June 14, 2016 by & filed under Driving to Mexico, Road Conditions, Safety, Tourism.

Green Angels Logo

Most folks know what Roadside Assistance is…but what about while you are in Mexico? Well, in Mexico, roadside assistance is offered by the Ángeles Verdes, or Green Angels as they are known to English speakers. They travel Mexican Federal Highways looking for and providing medical and mechanical assistance to those in need, no matter your… Read more »

Tips for Driving Safely to your Mexican Holiday Getaway, Part 2: Traversing the Countryside

Posted December 20, 2013 by & filed under Al Barrus, Driving to Mexico, Road Conditions.

Traversing Mexico © Al Barrus

I’ve just completed a road trip myself. I drove all the way from Saltillo, Mexico, back home to the Seattle area: 42 hours of drive time down and a whole lot of anxiety behind me. The first day of driving was on the country highways of Mexico in Coahuila. Even seasoned Mexican motorists consider the… Read more »

Highway Conditions in Mexico Following Hurricane Alex

Posted July 19, 2010 by & filed under Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Road Conditions, Tamaulipas.

From Geo-Mexico.com July 14, 2010 Tamaulipas Most highways (including Ciudad Victoria-Matamoros, Tampico-Ciudad Victoria, Ciudad Victoria-Monterrey and Ciudad Victoria-Soto la Marina) have been cleared and reopened. Exceptions: Reynosa-Matamoros: the free road is open, but the toll highway is still closed. This highway will be inspected and repaired once flood water recedes, but repair work is estimated… Read more »