GroenLinks wants the government to make the land along highways available for more windmills. According to the party, highways form logical lines for windmills to be placed and it will be "a big step towards more clean energy".
In 2013 traffic jams on Dutch highways cost businesses between 613 and 797 million euro.
At an attempted robbery in a home in Utrecht, police and robbers fired shots at each other, the police reports. One resident was lightly injured and brought to hospital, four others were unharmed.
The maximum speed on the A13 at Rotterdam-Overschie and the A10-west at Amsterdam will go down from 100 to 80 kmph at the end of March, minister for traffic Schultz van Haegen announced on Tuesday.
Switching off the lights along highways actually costs more money than it saves, Rijkswaterstaat reveals.