Geneva to remove new road markings but keep cycle lanes over summer

Geneva to remove new road markings but keep cycle lanes over summer

June 29, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The City of Geneva is being ordered by the canton to remove new road markings as they are not compliant with federal ...
3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and Lausanne

3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and Lausanne

May 19, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
A series of three separate accidents on the A1 autoroute between Geneva and Lausanne caused havoc yesterday morning a...
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. 
Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

April 16, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
A handy commuter route near Basel is causing a headache for locals as part of the road crosses into France. 
Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

April 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Valais police are asking motorcyclists to stay off the road. 
Man dies after crashing electric bike into hedge

Man dies after crashing electric bike into hedge

March 3, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
A man riding an electric bike has died after crashing off the road in canton Vaud.
Drivers told they have to stop in case of animal hit

Drivers told they have to stop in case of animal hit

Nov. 18, 2019, 10:14 a.m.
Police are warning drivers it’s illegal not to report a collision with a wild animal.
Drivers over 70 a danger to road safety

Drivers over 70 a danger to road safety

Nov. 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Drivers over 70 are some of the most dangerous people on the roads.
Precariously balanced boulders force road closure

Precariously balanced boulders force road closure

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A main road in canton Uri is closed as two boulders weighing more than a 1000 tonnes are balanced perilously above.
Motorcyclist crashes and dies in Zug

Motorcyclist crashes and dies in Zug

March 25, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
A motorcyclist died in the early hours of Sunday morning in canton Zug. 
Geneva to cut down on city centre traffic

Geneva to cut down on city centre traffic

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Geneva wants to fight the city’s traffic problems by getting trucks off the roads.
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...
Mountain passes close due to snowfall

Mountain passes close due to snowfall

Oct. 30, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Despite basking in temperatures in the twenties only a week ago – the sudden onset of winter has closed many pa...
Blue road reflectors ineffective against deer collisions

Blue road reflectors ineffective against deer collisions

Oct. 25, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Blue reflectors don’t stop deer being killed on the roads.
Road prank causes serious injury

Road prank causes serious injury

Sept. 3, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Police in canton Thurgau are searching for a couple of teenagers who pulled a cable across a small road causing a 21 ...
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.
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.
Children to be allowed to ride bikes on pavement

Children to be allowed to ride bikes on pavement

Nov. 16, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
As part of a package involving a series of changes to road rules due to come into force next year, the law may be cha...
Gang of motorway racers arrested in Lucerne

Gang of motorway racers arrested in Lucerne

July 11, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
Six men who are said to have regularly raced at speeds of more than 280 kilometres per hour on Swiss motorways have b...
Switzerland wins road safety award

Switzerland wins road safety award

June 21, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Switzerland’s road safety efforts have been recognized by the European Transport Safety Council.
Lowest number of deaths on Swiss roads since 1945

Lowest number of deaths on Swiss roads since 1945

March 15, 2017, 5:33 a.m.
Last year, the number of people who died on roads in Switzerland fell to its lowest level for more than 70 years, acc...
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