Man fined for not quarantining

Man fined for not quarantining

Nov. 25, 2020, 6:12 a.m.
A man in Aargau has ben fined CHF 1,000 for not quarantining after he returned from Ukraine. 62-year-old Thomas Ba...
Pensioner faces fines and deportation after lying about assets

Pensioner faces fines and deportation after lying about assets

Oct. 22, 2020, 6:38 a.m.
A pensioner in canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden is facing heavy fines and deportation after lying to the social security...
Undertaker in Valais fined for violating 'peace of the dead'.

Undertaker in Valais fined for violating 'peace of the dead'.

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:42 a.m.
An undertaker in canton Valais has been fined for violating a law guaranteeing the ‘peace of the dead’ an...
Cantons hand out over CHF 2m in Covid-19 fines

Cantons hand out over CHF 2m in Covid-19 fines

Aug. 11, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
In total the cantons have handed out over CHF 2m in fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions. 
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. 
Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridges

Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridges

July 15, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Authorities in Basel are warning that jumping into the Rhine from bridges is dangerous and illegal. 
Speeding driver suffers serious penalties

Speeding driver suffers serious penalties

July 9, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
A driver aged in his thirties is finding out how severe speeding penalties can be. 
2-meter social distancing fines removed

2-meter social distancing fines removed

June 5, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
You will no longer be fined for breaking the 2-meter social distancing rule. The Federal Council has decided the low ...
More openings to come ahead of summer but groups of 6+ still banned

More openings to come ahead of summer but groups of 6+ still banned

April 30, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Other openings from May will be primary and secondary schools, some sports will be allowed and public transport will ...
Families refusing to send kids back to school risk being fined thousands

Families refusing to send kids back to school risk being fined thousands

April 22, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
Swiss families who refuse to send their primary aged children back to school in May risk being fined thousands of fra...
Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

April 16, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
A handy commuter route near Basel is causing a headache for locals as part of the road crosses into France. 
Restaurant owner fined for selling hotdogs in car park

Restaurant owner fined for selling hotdogs in car park

April 16, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
A restauranteur in canton Sankt Gallen is fuming after authorities took his license away to sell hotdogs from a cart ...
Dog owners could be fined up to CHF 60,000 for dogs on farmers' fields

Dog owners could be fined up to CHF 60,000 for dogs on farmers' fields

March 10, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
Dogs let loose on famer’s fields could land the owners with a massive fine. 
Couple fined CHF 500 for bringing own champagne to hotel

Couple fined CHF 500 for bringing own champagne to hotel

March 5, 2020, 10:44 a.m.
A hotel attempted to fine a couple CHF 500 for bringing their own champagne into the room. 
Drunk man's decision to walk 20km Simplon train tunnel costs him thousands

Drunk man's decision to walk 20km Simplon train tunnel costs him thousands

Feb. 24, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
A young man is paying the cost of a bad drunken decision.
Truck drivers reversing on autoroute face steep fines

Truck drivers reversing on autoroute face steep fines

Feb. 18, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
The drivers of three car transporters are facing fines in the thousands of francs after reversing on the A2 autoroute...
Dash cam leads to police driver fine

Dash cam leads to police driver fine

Feb. 11, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Footage from a 19-year-old’s car dash cam means a Lucerne police driver is getting fined.
Driver wins case against two vignette fines given within 15 minutes

Driver wins case against two vignette fines given within 15 minutes

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A driver has won a battle against getting two fines for not having an autoroute vignette in the space of only 15 minu...
Fine people up to CHF 4,000 for littering, says Lucerne politician

Fine people up to CHF 4,000 for littering, says Lucerne politician

Oct. 31, 2019, 8:42 a.m.
A Lucerne politician is calling for a massive increase in fines for people who leave litter which could be eaten by c...
Girl, 5, fined CHF 100 for travelling without ticket

Girl, 5, fined CHF 100 for travelling without ticket

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Transport officials in Schaffhausen are being accused of over-zealousness after fining a 5-year-old girl CHF 100 for ...
British motorist caught speeding in unofficial Alps race

British motorist caught speeding in unofficial Alps race

June 17, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A British motorist is facing hefty fines after being caught driving at 158 kph in an 80 zone.
Police demand more traffic law lenience

Police demand more traffic law lenience

March 26, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
Police unions in French speaking Switzerland are demanding a change in the traffic laws to give more protection to &l...
Geneva police charged with car chase speeding fine

Geneva police charged with car chase speeding fine

Jan. 30, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
The Federal Court has upheld a speeding fine against a Geneva police officer while on a car chase.
Pakistani politician praises Swiss driving fines on Facebook

Pakistani politician praises Swiss driving fines on Facebook

Jan. 17, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A Pakistani politician visiting Switzerland has posted praise on his Facebook page after getting speeding fines from ...
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