Airspace near-misses doubles over one year

Airspace near-misses doubles over one year

July 22, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Swiss airspace is getting more dangerous. 
Arctic blast breaks records and causes accidents

Arctic blast breaks records and causes accidents

May 6, 2019, 6:47 a.m.
The weekend’s arctic blast brought snow and ice across the country and caused several accidents. Snow was down ...
Parking sensors ignored by drivers

Parking sensors ignored by drivers

April 8, 2019, 9:02 a.m.
Swiss insurers say parking sensors are not cutting the rate of accidents in car parks. The head of accident research ...
Accidents increase as winter tyres foregone

Accidents increase as winter tyres foregone

Nov. 27, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
More and more drivers are not bothering to put winter tyres on and accidents are increasing – and becoming more...
Summer swimmers warned about the dangers of cooling off

Summer swimmers warned about the dangers of cooling off

July 13, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
Partying by the water’s edge and then taking a dip is a dangerous combination, according to the Swiss Bureau fo...
Forecaster asks people to think before travel this long weekend

Forecaster asks people to think before travel this long weekend

May 24, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
Heading south for the sun isn’t worth the wait in the traffic jams – so says the weather forecaster Meteo...
Snow surprises drivers in eastern Switzerland

Snow surprises drivers in eastern Switzerland

April 20, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
The April weather is throwing up further surprises across the country. Sudden snowfalls left plenty of mountain villa...
Police black ice warning

Police black ice warning

Dec. 2, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
Police forces around the country are warning drivers to take care in the winter conditions.  
Campaign for black boxes to be installed in all vehicles

Campaign for black boxes to be installed in all vehicles

Oct. 5, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Black boxes that record details of any accidents on the road should be installed in all vehicles in Switzerland, acco...
Switzerland one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving

Switzerland one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving

Aug. 10, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Switzerland has been named as one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving. A survey by the Swiss Council ...
More people in Switzerland take up hiking as a hobby

More people in Switzerland take up hiking as a hobby

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:22 a.m.
More and more people in Switzerland are taking up hiking as a hobby. Hiking trail authorities say the figure is up f...
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