Man fined for not quarantiningNov. 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 assetsOct. 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'.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 finesAug. 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 tailgatingJuly 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 bridgesJuly 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 penaltiesJuly 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 removedJune 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 bannedApril 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 thousandsApril 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 localsApril 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 parkApril 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' fieldsMarch 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 hotelMarch 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 thousandsFeb. 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 finesFeb. 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 fineFeb. 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 minutesDec. 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 politicianOct. 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 ticketAug. 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 raceJune 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 lenienceMarch 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 fineJan. 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 FacebookJan. 17, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A Pakistani politician visiting Switzerland has posted praise on his Facebook page after getting speeding fines from ...