Politician criticizes snow clearers in Zurich

Politician criticizes snow clearers in Zurich

Jan. 11, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
Snow clearing services in Zurich are defending themselves against critics who say they’re not clearing sidewalk...
Parents warned about children snowball throwing

Parents warned about children snowball throwing

Jan. 9, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
Parents are being told if their children throw snowballs irresponsibly, they could be prosecuted.
Government eyes traffic blackspots for improvements

Government eyes traffic blackspots for improvements

Jan. 7, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Reports in yesterday’s NZZ newspaper suggests the Swiss government is examining a series of major road improvem...
Faulty traffic light forces politicians to intervene

Faulty traffic light forces politicians to intervene

Nov. 29, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
A defective traffic light in Biel has been driving motorists crazy for the past two months – and it took interv...
New traffic laws established for 2019

New traffic laws established for 2019

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Several new traffic laws will come into force in the New Year.
Speeding bikes kibosh lane experiment in Geneva

Speeding bikes kibosh lane experiment in Geneva

Sept. 19, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Speeding motorcycles are being blamed for the ending of an experiment to allow bikers to use bus lanes in Geneva.
World's first international car-pooling lane to open in Geneva

World's first international car-pooling lane to open in Geneva

Sept. 17, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
The world’s first international car-pooling lane will open at a Geneva border crossing next month.
Traffic disrupted in Zurich after man climbs crane

Traffic disrupted in Zurich after man climbs crane

Sept. 12, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
Traffic was disrupted around Zurich main train station yesterday afternoon after a man climbed a crane.
Geneva driver shocked at green traffic light fine

Geneva driver shocked at green traffic light fine

Aug. 22, 2018, 8 a.m.
A driver in Geneva says he’s shocked to get a CHF 250 fine for ignoring a traffic light. It's not that he c...
Traffic jams not just frustrating but also very expensive

Traffic jams not just frustrating but also very expensive

Aug. 9, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Traffic jams in Switzerland are costing the economy nearly CHF 2 billion a year, according to the latest figures from...
Traffic jams getting worse in Switzerland

Traffic jams getting worse in Switzerland

June 12, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Swiss roads are getting busier and busier and jams are getting worse. That won’t come as a surprise to many com...
French president visit closes roads in Geneva border region

French president visit closes roads in Geneva border region

May 31, 2018, 6:23 a.m.
Major traffic disruption is expected today around the Geneva border region with the Pays de Gex as French president E...
Drivers tackled major delays at Gotthard after fire

Drivers tackled major delays at Gotthard after fire

May 22, 2018, 6:03 a.m.
Holiday makers suffered major jams at the Gotthard Tunnel over the long weekend as the San Bernadino tunnel had to be...
Call to make forming 'emergency lane' law

Call to make forming 'emergency lane' law

May 8, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The federal government is examining if it should make it law that drivers should create a corridor for emergency vehi...
Heavy traffic expected this month

Heavy traffic expected this month

May 7, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
May is the month of public holidays. And the Federal Roads Office is warning of major delays at the weekends.
Road workers stumped by rock

Road workers stumped by rock

April 18, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
Workers building a new lane on the autoroute near Gümligen in Bern have come across a massive rock which is leav...
Workers cause gas explosion in Zurich

Workers cause gas explosion in Zurich

April 17, 2018, 6:59 a.m.
Workers caused a gas explosion in Zurich yesterday afternoon which damaged 25 cars. But no one was hurt.
Pensioner chooses prison over fine

Pensioner chooses prison over fine

April 13, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
A 75 year old pensioner in canton Thurgau decided to go to prison for week and not pay a CHF 700 traffic fine –...
Easter traffic lighter than expected - but unprepared drivers cause problems

Easter traffic lighter than expected - but unprepared drivers cause problems

April 3, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Traffic heading through the Gotthard tunnel this Easter holiday was lighter than expected. It’s thought the col...
Traffic to be heavy this weekend

Traffic to be heavy this weekend

March 29, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
Traffic is expected to be heavy over the long Easter weekend. Jams at the Gotthard Tunnel started yesterday – w...
'Gotthard Racer' could escape jail - Ticino minister outraged

'Gotthard Racer' could escape jail - Ticino minister outraged

March 22, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
The German driver, nicknamed the Gotthard Racer, may escape a prison term – despite being sentenced to a spell ...
Major accident causes traffic chaos near Basel

Major accident causes traffic chaos near Basel

March 15, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
The A2 autoroute near Basel was closed for the whole of yesterday afternoon after a tanker carrying highly flammable ...
Spring has not sprung!

Spring has not sprung!

March 15, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
Weather forecasters are warning that we should not be lulled into thinking spring is on the way.
January was the warmest on record

January was the warmest on record

Feb. 2, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
It’s now official – last month was the mildest January on record. The average temperature was 0.6 degrees...
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