Russian, 60, banned from driving after Gotthard Tunnel U-turn

Russian, 60, banned from driving after Gotthard Tunnel U-turn

June 22, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
A 60-year-old Russian has been banned from driving in Switzerland after he performed a U-turn in the Gotthard Tunnel....
Man arrested for drunk driving with unauthorised weapons

Man arrested for drunk driving with unauthorised weapons

June 8, 2020, 12:06 p.m.
A drunk and heavily armed man has been arrested in Sankt Gallen. 
Lucerne bus driver sacked for masturbating whilst driving

Lucerne bus driver sacked for masturbating whilst driving

April 15, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
A Lucerne bus driver has been sacked after he was spotted masturbating while driving. It’s thought the man beli...
Boat slips off trailer blocking A1 autoroute

Boat slips off trailer blocking A1 autoroute

March 12, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
The A1 autoroute was blocked for almost 2 hours yesterday afternoon due to a crashed boat.
Speeding and drinking main reasons for losing right to drive

Speeding and drinking main reasons for losing right to drive

March 4, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
Around 80,000 people lost the right to drive last year – about the same as the previous year. 
Man driving wrong way on autoroute raises questions about elderly drivers

Man driving wrong way on autoroute raises questions about elderly drivers

Feb. 17, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
An elderly driver has been killed after causing several accidents on the A6 near Bern on Saturday afternoon.
Driver caught at 'insane' 211 kph on autoroute

Driver caught at 'insane' 211 kph on autoroute

Jan. 16, 2020, 8:41 a.m.
A driver is almost certainly facing jail and the loss of his car after being flashed at 211 kph on the A1 autoroute i...
Six drunk drivers caught in Winterthur over weekend

Six drunk drivers caught in Winterthur over weekend

Dec. 17, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
It’s a sign of the festive season. 
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...
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