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Traffic
Oct 12 '18 08:20

Multiple accidents caused extreme amounts of traffic on Dutch roads during rush hour on Thursday evening. There was a total of 478 kilometers of traffic jams on the Dutch highways, making Thursday evening the busiest rush hour in the Netherlands so far this year, according to Rijkswaterstaat.

According to the ANWB, which also takes provincial roads into account, there was 887 kilometers of traffic jams on Dutch roads on Thursday evening. According to the ANWB's figures, Thursday evening was the third busiest rush hour this year.

May 21 '18 14:40

A large swastika and a German flag were found spray painted on a windmill next to the A6 highway, between Emmeloord and Lelystad, on Sunday morning. The authorities believe the vandalism happened very recently, though who the perpetrators are is unclear, De Stentor reports.

A police spokesperson told the newspaper that they are investigating the case and have informed the owner of the windmill, energy company Innogy. "We certainly take this seriously."

Horses and geese in Oostvaardersplassen near Lelystad
May 21 '18 14:00

Foresters shot and killed three red deer on the A6 highway between Lelystad and Almere on Sunday afternoon. The animals escaped from Oostvaardersplassen after activists cut the nature reserve's fences in 21 places on Saturday night, NU.nl reports. 

According to the foresters, the animals endangered traffic safety. They were shot after permission from the authorities. A spokesperson for forestry association Staatsbosbeheer told NU.nl that all three killed animals were pregnant females.

Replacement bus returns 50 kids to Strabrecht College in Geldorp after they were involved in a bus accident in France early that morning, 1 June 2017
Jun 2 '17 08:15

All 50 Dutch kids on the A6 in northern France on Thursday morning, are back home. They arrived at the Strabrecht College in Geldorp around 8:30 p.m. Four teachers are , three for observation.

A6 highway between Lelystad and Muiden closed after a car ended up in the water, killing 3 people, 29 May 2017
May 30 '17 08:20

Dutch actor John Wijdenbosch, his 36-year-old wife and 4-year-old daughter were killed in a on Monday. A passerby noticed their car in a drainage canal around 9:00 a.m., and emergency services were quickly at the scene, but the actor and his family could not be saved, RTL Nieuws reports.

A6 highway between Lelystad and Muiden closed after a car ended up in the water, killing 3 people, 29 May 2017
May 29 '17 11:35

A total of four people were killed in a number of serious traffic accidents in the Netherlands on Monday morning. Three people were killed along the A6 towards Muiden when their car ended up in the water. And a cyclist was killed in Breda when she was hit by a truck. A toddler in a trailer on the bicycle survived unharmed.

May 23 '16 07:36

A very rainy start to the week is leading to a difficult rush hour on Monday morning. By 7:00 a.m. traffic information service VID already reported three long traffic jams on Dutch highways.

Jun 22 '15 11:51

Police checks often lead to unnecessary traffic problems which could create a dangerous situation on the road.

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Oct 14 '14 11:34

Due to anticipated work on the railway there will be no trains running between Almere and Weesp all day.

Apr 11 '14 09:14

A man was killed on the A6 near Almere on Thursday night. He was involved in an earlier collision, and was placing warning lights on the road when he was hit by a car.

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