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Highway officials warn against summer stress

It's summer holiday time in Norway, and thousands have hit the road on their way to holiday homes or other destinations. They're also likely...

Tourist from India jailed for speeding

The father of a family from India who was on holiday in Norway last weekend is now sitting in jail in scenic Lofoten, charged with reckless...

Police nab cheaters in the bus lane

Police in Oslo and Bærum have started cracking down on motorists who use the right-hand lanes of main thoroughfares that are reserved for buses,...

More road tolls set to cordon off Oslo

Oslo-area residents stuck in traffic while returning from the long Pinse (Whitsund) holiday weekend Monday evening were greeted by news reports that they'll soon have to...

Government to invest in three main east-west routes

Norway's conservative government coalition failed to select one main route for improvement over the mountains between Oslo and Bergen this week, opting instead to...

Storms keep mountain roads closed

Only two highways over the mountains of Southern Norway were open on Friday because of ongoing blizzards, strong winds and such poor visibility that...

Snowstorm shuts mountain roads

UPDATED: State highway officials were reporting Wednesday morning that all highways over the mountains of Southern Norway were either closed or restricted to convoy...

Transport projects get ‘historic’ boost

Train service in Norway is now on track to receive its biggest funding boost and expansion since the country's popular Bergen-Oslo line was launched more than...

Motorists warned as the first snow falls

The first significant snow of the season fell around southern- and southeastern Norway over the weekend and on Monday, leading to some slippery roads...

Mountain highway reopened Saturday

UPDATED: Geologists gave Norway's state highway department a green light to start clearing the E16 highway between Voss and Gudvangen on Thursday, and it reopened on...

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