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 ...
Autumn warning for wild animals on roads

Autumn warning for wild animals on roads

Sept. 28, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
As the days are getting shorter, the insurer AXA Winterthur is warning motorists to be extra careful about wild anima...
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.
Switzerland may lower driving age

Switzerland may lower driving age

May 1, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Switzerland could lower the driving age. Currently potential drivers have to be eighteen before they can even apply f...
Spring weather brings road danger

Spring weather brings road danger

April 10, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
The spring weather over the weekend led to a spate of traffic accidents. The main cause being motorcyclists who have ...
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...
Are you driving too slowly?

Are you driving too slowly?

March 21, 2017, 4:57 a.m.
We all know speeding is dangerous and illegal – but Sankt Gallen cantonal police are confirming driving too slo...
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...
Initiative launched to reduce costs for driving lessons

Initiative launched to reduce costs for driving lessons

Feb. 27, 2017, 6:47 a.m.
An initiative has been launched in canton Uri to reduce the courses new drivers have to complete before being allowed...
Police black ice warning

Police black ice warning

Dec. 2, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
Police forces around the country are warning drivers to take care in the winter conditions.  
Safety to be improved on A40 to Chamonix

Safety to be improved on A40 to Chamonix

Nov. 25, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
Safety is to be improved on the A40 between Geneva and Chamonix following several fatal accidents caused by drivers t...
Several cols closed due to snow

Several cols closed due to snow

Nov. 7, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Several passes have already been closed due to the arrival of snow across Switzerland at the weekend.
Hail storm causes 24 car pile up in Thielle

Hail storm causes 24 car pile up in Thielle

Oct. 10, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
15 people were injured after a hail storm on Sunday afternoon caused a 24 car pileup on the A5 at Thielle at around 4...
Geneva police to check crossroads

Geneva police to check crossroads

Sept. 28, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
From today, and for the next two weeks, traffic police will be monitoring Geneva's crossroads. They hope to promote ...
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