The Dutch forestry commission issued a warning for all drivers in the Netherlands - deer mating season started, so be extra careful when driving through wooded areas
Drivers of empty or lightly-loaded trucks are advised to stay off the roads Tuesday, a message from the Dutch infrastructure agency Rijkswaterstaat states. Strong winds have knocked trucks over on several highways, especially the A50, NOS reports.
More than a quarter of Dutch motorists and truck drivers get behind the wheel when feeling drowsy.
The public transport companies and Minister Lodewijk Asscher has set aside 20 million euro to recruit enough drivers, conductors, mechanics and engineers in the coming years.
The Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment is asking road-users not to stop on the hard shoulder of roads to observe a minute of silence to remember the victims of the MH17 crash that will take place at 4 p.m. this afternoon.
Alderman for Rotterdam, Joost Eerdmans (Safety), is heading the fight against anti-social driving behavior in the city. Together with the Netherlands Institute for Traffic Safety (NIV), Eerdmans is planning to confront the culprits with the effects of angry driving with test drives.
Professional gangs are reportedly siphoning large amounts of diesel from trucks. It is estimated that there are hundreds of cases, where some ten thousand liters of diesel have been stolen, the Telegraaf reports.
Shoppers looking for bread in the North and East of the country came upon empty shelves Friday morning as a small group of drivers are on strike.
The entire inner city of Amsterdam is set to become a 30 kmph zone, which has been decided in an agreement between D66, GroenLinks and PvdA.
1150 drivers received a fine for speeding on the A2 between Amsterdam and Utrecht on the 31st of March. The control system failed to switch to the new daylight saving time.