Driving instructor investigated for reckless driving

Driving instructor investigated for reckless driving

Nov. 7, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
A driving instructor could do with more lessons himself.
Autoroute vignettes go digital

Autoroute vignettes go digital

Nov. 6, 2019, 8:13 a.m.
Autoroute vignettes will be electronic from 2022. 
"Young should not be allowed powerful cars"

"Young should not be allowed powerful cars"

Oct. 16, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
There are calls for a horse power limit for new drivers.
Woman loses appeal after driving over THC limit

Woman loses appeal after driving over THC limit

May 1, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
A woman has lost her appeal to have her driving licence reinstated following a suspension for being under the in...
More drivers suspended for drug use

More drivers suspended for drug use

April 3, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
More and more drivers are losing their licence for driving while under the influence of drugs. Between 2012 and last ...
Most driving licences lost due to speeding

Most driving licences lost due to speeding

March 8, 2019, 10:03 a.m.
More than 200 people lose their driving licence every day in Switzerland. 
Rise in stress levels for bus drivers

Rise in stress levels for bus drivers

March 4, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Being a bus driver is becoming more and more stressful. 
Man driving 48 years without licence caught

Man driving 48 years without licence caught

Feb. 25, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
A man in Aargau has been caught driving without a licence – for the past 48 years.
Driver fined for uncleared windscreen

Driver fined for uncleared windscreen

Jan. 9, 2019, 6:07 a.m.
If you’ve been scraping ice and snow off your windscreen this morning, make sure you do a good job otherwise yo...
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...
Distraction reported as biggest cause of road accidents

Distraction reported as biggest cause of road accidents

Nov. 9, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
The biggest cause of fatal and serious road accidents is simple distraction – and younger drivers are more like...
Drunk Audi driver found to not have license

Drunk Audi driver found to not have license

Oct. 26, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
A man who crashed his Audi into an oncoming truck was found to be driving drunk and without a driving license.
Ford blow to Geneva show

Ford blow to Geneva show

June 20, 2018, 7 a.m.
The Geneva Motor Show has suffered another blow. The US car giant Ford says it won’t be in Geneva next March. T...
Fewer people getting driving licences

Fewer people getting driving licences

June 20, 2018, 6:57 a.m.
Fewer youngsters are bothering to get a driving licence.
Abstaining drivers more likely to have an accident

Abstaining drivers more likely to have an accident

March 13, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
The number of younger people having a driving licence is falling – now 40% of 18-24 year olds have never learnt...
Fewer speeders and drink drivers - but more drug use behind wheel

Fewer speeders and drink drivers - but more drug use behind wheel

Feb. 28, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
Fewer people are speeding and drink driving – but more are taking other drugs while behind the wheel and the nu...
2018 vignette obligatory from today

2018 vignette obligatory from today

Feb. 1, 2018, 6:58 a.m.
From today you must have the new 2018 autoroute vignette. And expect the police to be out checking.
Smartphone use behind wheel responsible for more accidents

Smartphone use behind wheel responsible for more accidents

Nov. 22, 2017, 6:21 a.m.
Smartphone use behind the wheel is now the cause of more accidents than drinking and speed. Numbers from the Federal ...
Government rejects bilingual direction signs

Government rejects bilingual direction signs

Nov. 17, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
The Federal Government has rejected a proposal road signs should be in two languages.
Musician tests positive for drugs - but it's too much Red Bull

Musician tests positive for drugs - but it's too much Red Bull

Nov. 1, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
A musician in canton Solothurn is furious he was branded a drug user in front of his family when all had drunk was a ...
More people being caught for drug driving

More people being caught for drug driving

Oct. 30, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
More and more people are drug-driving. 5,000 people lost their license due to drugs in 2016 – double that from ...
Swiss excellent road safety record threatened

Swiss excellent road safety record threatened

Oct. 27, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
The Swiss Office of Accident Prevention is warning the country’s excellent road safety record is under threat.
Campaign to teach drivers importance of rescue lane

Campaign to teach drivers importance of rescue lane

Oct. 9, 2017, 6:21 a.m.
A nationwide campaign has been launched to teach drivers the importance of forming a rescue lane in case of an accide...
Parliament discusses new road rules

Parliament discusses new road rules

Oct. 5, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Swiss road laws could see some changes next year as parliament discuses new rules. It seems certain cyclists will ...
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