BERN, SWITZERLAND – Hunting for information from the Swiss Federal Highway Department I came across this bit of news to me: children under 7 with scooters must either stay on the sidewalk and pedestrian paths or be accompanied by an adult if they will be on a road. So the 2 minute scooter run from […]
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Statistics published by canton Geneva Tuesday 23 March show that road accidents have been falling steadily in the past five years, with improvements in virtually all categories measured (inattention, speed, road conditions, and more). The figures provide some details behind the averages. The worst day of the week for accidents is Friday and […]
Update 21:20 Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The proverbial sweet tooth could soon be replaced by sweet wheels in Switzerland, the kind that roll along sugar-covered highways. Authorities in canton Bern have confirmed that they have been using a liquid sugar-based product instead of salt on the A6 autoroute between Rubigen and Spiez, in a two-year […]
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If you love to know where we’re all headed, at least on Swiss roads, the Swiss roads department autoroute pages outline all repairs, renovations and new construction on the national system, currently 93.3% completed. It has, for example, details of the Morges-Ecublens project to use the emergency lane, with work starting in May 2009.