Traffic to be heavy this weekend

Traffic to be heavy this weekend

March 29, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
Traffic is expected to be heavy over the long Easter weekend. Jams at the Gotthard Tunnel started yesterday – w...
Man dies after crashing Vespa on A1

Man dies after crashing Vespa on A1

March 26, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
A Geneva man died in the early hours of Sunday morning on the A1 autoroute near the Coppet exit.
Man dies after car crashed and explodes on A9

Man dies after car crashed and explodes on A9

Feb. 20, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
A 34 year old driver has died after his car crashed and exploded on the A9 autoroute near Villeneuve in canton Vaud.
New vignette out today

New vignette out today

Nov. 30, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
The new 2018 autoroute vignette goes on sale today. You can use it right now.
11 year old fakes car accident to avoid school

11 year old fakes car accident to avoid school

Nov. 24, 2017, 6:41 a.m.
An 11 year old boy in Lucerne may face charges after inventing a car accident to avoid going to school.
Lucerne police release pictures of crash

Lucerne police release pictures of crash

Nov. 3, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
Lucerne police have released dramatic images of the accident which lead to major delays on the A2 yesterday morning.
Overtaking law could be changed

Overtaking law could be changed

Nov. 3, 2017, 5:24 a.m.
The law could be changed to allow drivers to pass other vehicles on the right on autoroutes – but not overtaking.
'Ghost Driver' causes another accident

'Ghost Driver' causes another accident

Oct. 27, 2017, 6:10 a.m.
There’s been another accident on a Swiss autoroute caused by a driver traveling in the wrong direction.
Nine injured in head-on crash on A6 autoroute

Nine injured in head-on crash on A6 autoroute

Oct. 23, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Nine people have been injured in a head on collision in canton Bern on the A6 autoroute. Eight of the injured are tou...
Millions lost to autoroute freeriders

Millions lost to autoroute freeriders

Oct. 16, 2017, 6:12 a.m.
The highway fund is losing around CHF 20m a year due to autoroute freeriders.
Alcohol sales ban on autoroutes to be lifted

Alcohol sales ban on autoroutes to be lifted

Sept. 14, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Parliament has voted to end the 50 year ban on selling alcohol at autoroute service stations.
Geneva jam baffles experts

Geneva jam baffles experts

Sept. 1, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
A major traffic jam in the middle of Geneva has city planners scratching their heads.
Horses injured in Aargau crash

Horses injured in Aargau crash

Aug. 14, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Yet more animals have been injured on the roads – after last week’s crash which killed several hundred ch...
Trucks spill chickens and beer on Swiss autoroutes

Trucks spill chickens and beer on Swiss autoroutes

Aug. 10, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Over 400 chickens were killed when a truck carrying over 4,000 birds tipped over and slid down the autoroute near Pay...
Oil spill leaves Uri tax payers with big bill

Oil spill leaves Uri tax payers with big bill

July 28, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Tax payers in canton Uri will have to pay for a major cleanup on the A2 autoroute after an unknown vehicle left a lon...
Government to launch incentives to encourage car sharing

Government to launch incentives to encourage car sharing

July 25, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
The government is looking at ways to encourage car sharing for commuters. Ministers hope to have a plan in place to s...
Pedestrian killed on the A1 motorway in St. Gallen

Pedestrian killed on the A1 motorway in St. Gallen

July 11, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
  Police are appealing for information after a man was killed when he walked onto the A1 motorway in the cant...
Prison sentence for throwing stones from motorway bridge

Prison sentence for throwing stones from motorway bridge

July 5, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
A 23-year-old woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for throwing stones at cars from a motorway bridge.
Commuters warned of major summer delays

Commuters warned of major summer delays

June 14, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Commuters using the A51 running between Kloten and Bulach are being warned to expect further disruption over the summer.
Autoroute service stations could be allowed to sell alcohol

Autoroute service stations could be allowed to sell alcohol

June 14, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Selling alcohol at autoroute service stations has come a step closer after the lower house of parliament voted throug...
New idea to charge more for autoroutes for tourists

New idea to charge more for autoroutes for tourists

May 10, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
An idea by a Swiss MP that tourists should pay more to use Swiss autoroutes has split opinion.
Zurich police make armed arrest on autoroute

Zurich police make armed arrest on autoroute

April 27, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Traffic was held up on the A1 autoroute yesterday afternoon when Zurich police arrested two men at gunpoint.  
A16 autoroute finally completed

A16 autoroute finally completed

April 3, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
A long awaited new section of autoroute opens today. The last 9km of the A16 which runs from Biel to the French borde...
Switzerland to spend nearly CHF 2bn on roads this year

Switzerland to spend nearly CHF 2bn on roads this year

March 10, 2017, 5:58 a.m.
The federal roads office says it will spend almost CHF 2bn this year on improvements to the country’s autoroute...
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