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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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Road toll uproar rolled into Oslo

UPDATED: Hundreds of motorists in the Oslo area drove very slowly on the main E18 highway into the Norwegian capital Thursday evening, part of...

Road toll tensions high in Stavanger

Tensions are so high over much higher road tolls in the Stavanger area that local authorities feel compelled to call in police, to provide...

Road toll revolt rolls over Rogaland

"Folks aren't only angry, they're really, really furious," one of the many Rogaland County residents who live in and around Stavanger fumed this week. He...

Tunnel visions from around the country

PHOTO FEATURE: Norway is famous for its creative and extensive use of tunnels to get over, under and around impediments like mountains and fjords....

No relief soon for ‘Norway’s worst road’

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) has been asking its audience to send in candidates for "Norway's worst road." The decision was announced during the weekend, but...

Speed traps halted hundreds

Norwegian police warned they'd be setting up speed controls all over the country this week, but not everyone got the message. A total of...

Potholes threaten marching bands

Norway's long and cold winter this year has left streets all over the country full of potholes and asphalt that's buckled up. The situation...

Avalanche danger isolates Arctic communities

Norway's North Cape and the fishing village of Berlevåg were among communities left isolated this week by either avalanches or the danger of them....

Avalanche warnings posted nationwide

Huge amounts of snow in the mountains and suddenly shifting temperatures have prompted state officials to post avalanche warnings all over the country. With...

Transport minister meets ‘train wreck’

Ketil Solvik-Olsen has long been one of the conservative government's most popular ministers, but he's suddenly meeting the proverbial train wreck. Not only does...

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