Young driver fined over CHF 14,000 for tailgatingJuly 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 roadsJuly 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 inspectionJune 23, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Nearly half of all food trucks last summer failed cantonal health checks.
Thousands of face masks stuck in warehouseJune 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'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 fearsMarch 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 safetyNov. 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 punctualityOct. 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 rulesAug. 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 ItalyJune 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"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 inspectorsFeb. 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 fearsJuly 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 BernJuly 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 stationJune 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 makersFeb. 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 useNov. 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 signsNov. 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 threatenedOct. 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 gaffOct. 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 rulesOct. 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 roadsSept. 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 doublesAug. 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 helmetAug. 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...