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Police alarmed over accelerating road fatalities

Norwegians have hit the road again this summer but danger lurks even on the safest new highways. Traffic fatalities have risen sharply so far...

El-scooter operators sue Oslo officials

Three companies that rent out controversial electric scooters in Oslo have sued the city over new regulations that will limit the total number of...

Police nab errant el-scooter riders

Police in Oslo have launched a crackdown on traffic violations committed by those riding electric scooters. Scores have been stopped and hit with hefty...

Storms stranded holiday motorists

Sudden and severe snowstorms in the mountains of southern Norway were still causing problems on Tuesday as tens of thousands of people tried to...

Speeding zooms in the Corona crisis

There's been an alarming acceleration in the numbers of Norwegian motorists caught driving at high rates of speed in recent weeks. Oslo police point...

Traffic safety highest in Norway

A new survey by the OECD, the international organization for economic cooperation and development, ranks Norway as having the fewest traffic deaths per 100,000...

Winter storm batters the southwest

Most mountain roads were closed, ferries cancelled and traffic halted over bridges Tuesday night as a severe winter storm slammed into the west coast...

Camera snaps speedsters off the road

When Norwegian police and road authorities set up a new speed camera inside an Oslo tunnel last weekend, they expected that some motorists would...

Labour’s leader fined

There seems to be no end to the problems facing Norwegian Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Støre. Faced with sagging voter support, internal power...

Oslo lowering its speed limits

Signs went up again this week on major highways leading into and around downtown Oslo, posting "environmental speed limits" of just 60 kilometers per...

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