Young driver fined over CHF 14,000 for tailgating

Young driver fined over CHF 14,000 for tailgating

July 21, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
We know the dangers of speeding – not just for safety, but also the fines. 
Valais police bust seatbelt myth on mountain roads

Valais police bust seatbelt myth on mountain roads

July 9, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
Police in canton Valais are urging drivers not to take their seatbelts off when driving on mountain roads. 
Almost half of all food trucks fail health inspection

Almost half of all food trucks fail health inspection

June 23, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Nearly half of all food trucks last summer failed cantonal health checks. 
Thousands of face masks stuck in warehouse

Thousands of face masks stuck in warehouse

June 17, 2020, 10:33 a.m.
Thousands of Swiss made face masks are still sitting in a warehouse as they have not been tested for safety. 
Hope for service industry but 'the virus sets the pace'

Hope for service industry but 'the virus sets the pace'

April 21, 2020, 10 a.m.
There’s may be a ray of hope for bars, restaurants and the tourist sector. Federal Councillor Alain Berset was ...
Geneva public transport drivers threaten strike over Covid-19 fears

Geneva public transport drivers threaten strike over Covid-19 fears

March 19, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva public transport drivers are threatening to strike unless more is done to protect them from Covid-19. 
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.
Swiss Federal Railways committed to balancing safety and punctuality

Swiss Federal Railways committed to balancing safety and punctuality

Oct. 29, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways is promising to do better with punctuality. 
Self-service scooter companies warned to comply with Zurich safety rules

Self-service scooter companies warned to comply with Zurich safety rules

Aug. 26, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
Local authorities in Zurich have warned start-ups behind self-service electric scooters that they may find themselves...
Defective coach stopped on way back to Italy

Defective coach stopped on way back to Italy

June 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Police in Lucerne stopped an Italian registered coach which had a smashed windscreen and missing part of its front.
Keller-Sutter: "No-deal Brexit could threaten European safety"

Keller-Sutter: "No-deal Brexit could threaten European safety"

March 12, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The Swiss Justice Minister is warning European security will be threatened if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Nuclear power plant safety worries inspectors

Nuclear power plant safety worries inspectors

Feb. 1, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Nuclear inspectors say they’ve uncovered a worrying lack of safety protocols at the Leibstadt power plant near ...
Access to Mont Blanc restricted over safety fears

Access to Mont Blanc restricted over safety fears

July 16, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Overcrowding and safety risks have led French authorities to restrict access to the summit of Mont Blanc, the highest...
Drone comes close to jet in Bern

Drone comes close to jet in Bern

July 2, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
An air accident investigation has been launched after a drone and a business jet came dangerously close over Bern.
Faults found at nuclear power station

Faults found at nuclear power station

June 29, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
The Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate is looking into why an emergency system has been faulty at the Leibstadt nucl...
Warnings for craft beer makers

Warnings for craft beer makers

Feb. 13, 2018, 5:39 a.m.
The Swiss health and safety office is sending a letter to the hundreds of small breweries that have sprouted in the l...
Pro-cycling MP in trouble for phone use

Pro-cycling MP in trouble for phone use

Nov. 30, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
The ex-professional cyclist and now a Swiss MP, Rocco Cattaneo, could be in trouble with the law for cycling safety.
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.
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.
Geneva commune makes unfortunate racial gaff

Geneva commune makes unfortunate racial gaff

Oct. 11, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
The Geneva commune of Grand Saconnex has found itself embroiled in a strange anti-Semitism argument.
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...
Plane ‘near misses’ more than doubles

Plane ‘near misses’ more than doubles

Aug. 7, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
The number of incidents in Swiss airspace where there was a high risk of collision was more than twice as high last y...
One in six e-bikers don’t wear a helmet

One in six e-bikers don’t wear a helmet

Aug. 4, 2017, 6:37 a.m.
Road safety campaigners say that one in six of people who ride high-powered electric bikes, or e-bikes, don’t w...
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