Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Aug. 12, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Normally during the summer, Geneva traffic is lighter as schools are out and many are away. 
More applying for loans causes lenders to tighten rules

More applying for loans causes lenders to tighten rules

July 8, 2020, 8:44 a.m.
Lenders are tightening their rules as they fear the pandemic will increase household debt. 
Massive building project given go ahead in Geneva

Massive building project given go ahead in Geneva

June 15, 2020, 10:50 a.m.
Geneva has given the go ahead to a massive building programme in the middle of the city. 
TCS calls for removal of new cycle lanes as traffic stabilises

TCS calls for removal of new cycle lanes as traffic stabilises

June 5, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The Geneva unit of the motoring organization, the TCS, is calling for the removal of some of the new cycle lanes in t...
Aargau police call for young driver horsepower cap

Aargau police call for young driver horsepower cap

June 3, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Aargau police are calling for a horsepower limit for young drivers. The police force says over the holiday weekend th...
Straight road becomes notorious for speeders during lockdown

Straight road becomes notorious for speeders during lockdown

May 8, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
A straight section of road in canton Zurich is becoming notorious for speeders during the lockdown. 
Small village on Geneva border petitions against return of traffic

Small village on Geneva border petitions against return of traffic

April 30, 2020, 10:31 a.m.
Residents of the small Geneva border village of Soral have signed a petition calling for the border to be closed at c...
Zurich police break up protest for breaking social distancing rules

Zurich police break up protest for breaking social distancing rules

April 20, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
Zurich police broke up a demonstration on Saturday afternoon as many people were breaking social distancing rules. 
Rising number of SUVs blamed for Switzerland missing CO2 targets

Rising number of SUVs blamed for Switzerland missing CO2 targets

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Half of the cars on Swiss roads are now 4-wheel drive SUVs. 
More electric cars on the road

More electric cars on the road

Dec. 4, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
There are more electric cars on the roads than ever before. 
Geneva to bring in anti-pollution car bans

Geneva to bring in anti-pollution car bans

Nov. 8, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Geneva is the first canton to bring in strict anti-pollution measures.
Bern locals sell balcony places for Formula E race

Bern locals sell balcony places for Formula E race

June 14, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Locals in Bern are cashing in on the upcoming Formula E race in the city. 
5-vehicle crash partially closes A1 route to Lausanne

5-vehicle crash partially closes A1 route to Lausanne

June 13, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Traffic was seriously disrupted yesterday afternoon on the A1 autoroute on the Versoix bridge after a five-vehicle ac...
New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fuming

New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fuming

March 26, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Frontier workers in Ticino are fuming at new Italian rules which forbid them driving a Swiss registered car in Italy.
Four vehicle pile up causes A1 delays

Four vehicle pile up causes A1 delays

Feb. 22, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Six people were injured in a four vehicle pile up on the A1 near Bern yesterday morning.
Switzerland considers higher speed limits for electric cars

Switzerland considers higher speed limits for electric cars

Nov. 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The Swiss motor trade is reacting with caution after Austria announced it may allow electric cars to drive faster on ...
Electric cars to warn blind of their approach

Electric cars to warn blind of their approach

Nov. 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Switzerland is following the EU and bringing in laws that electric vehicles have to emit noise to warn the blind they...
New move to make winter tyres compulsory

New move to make winter tyres compulsory

Oct. 31, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
Contrary to popular belief, it’s not illegal to use summer tyres in the winter. But maybe that could change. Lo...
Licence plate auctions generate CHF 3m

Licence plate auctions generate CHF 3m

Oct. 23, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Again, it seems many people have more money than sense.
New traffic laws established for 2019

New traffic laws established for 2019

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Several new traffic laws will come into force in the New Year.
First international carpool lane to open

First international carpool lane to open

Oct. 5, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The world’s first international carpooling lane will open on Monday.
Seven-car autoroute accident

Seven-car autoroute accident

Oct. 3, 2018, 7:18 a.m.
Seven cars smashed into each other on the A1 autoroute yesterday morning.
Laws may change to allow driverless car introduction

Laws may change to allow driverless car introduction

Sept. 28, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
The government should change the law to make it easier for driverless cars to take to the road.
Bern issues permits to build e-car charging points

Bern issues permits to build e-car charging points

Sept. 12, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
The federal government is issuing permits to companies who want to place electric car charging points at small autoro...
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