Truck drivers reversing on autoroute face steep fines
The drivers of three car transporters are facing fines in the thousands of francs after reversing on the A2 autoroute near the Gotthard Tunnel.
Police in canton Uri say the drivers were trying to avoid a traffic check. They reversed around 300 meters before they were stopped.
The trucks were found to be in an unsafe condition, breaking pollution regulations and forbidden to continue.
The drivers face charges of driving a dangerous vehicle, violating resting time rules and dangerous driving.