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Traffic and travel news

Where are there traffic jams or closed roads and where is there likely to be heavy traffic?

Road conditions

Sources of information on the current traffic situation:

  • Phone: Call 163 for Viasuisse traffic information (CHF 0.90 / call & CHF 0.90 / minute)
  • Radio: Swiss public radio stations SRF 1, SRF 3 and SRF 4 News after the news and headlines.
  • Online: Various websites and apps

Current traffic situation

Traffic news on the website of DRS public radio: Presented in graphic and list form by road type (motorway, expressway, other roads, tunnels, car-train and mountain pass).

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Traffic forecasts

Weekly traffic forecasts for Switzerland on the TCS website:

Weather conditions on the road

Heavy rain, strong winds and high temperatures can create difficult road conditions. The TCS website provides information on weather-related incidents and delays.

Breakdowns

If you break down, call 140 for 24-hour breakdown assistance (CHF 0.20 / call). For the police call 117. For the ambulance service call 144. Both numbers are free of charge.