Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Speeders beware: France and Switzerland have just swapped data on 30,000 drivers who’ve been caught going over the limit, in order to send them speeding tickets. The two countries began exchanging data in January, with Switzerland receiving data on more than 20,000 drivers since 5 January, while France has received 10,000 […]
Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The Swiss federal government has issued a correction to Swiss media reports this week that said the fine for not having a 2010 autoroute sticker on your car have gone up. The fine remains CHF100, the government says. Parliament has been debating an increase, but if one goes into effect it […]
Bern and Bellinzona, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Train passengers without tickets or sitting in first class when they have only second class tickets will be treated alike by Switzerland’s CFF rail company, following a decision by a Swiss court: subject to CHF80 fines plus the missing fare or the difference between classes. Travelers should be aware […]
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) say that it is getting serious about people who don’t pay for public transportation. The company has added eight new inspectors to the 54 it already has, is increasing the frequency of its ticket controls on board Geneva’s buses and trams, and the fines are going […]
Update 20 March 07:30 Lausanne, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – A technical error in a fixed radar in Lausanne caused nearly 3,000 innocent motorists to be fined for speeding over a period of three months, say city police.