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Dec 12 '16 08:29

Motorists will face a difficult morning rush hour in the central and southern parts of the Netherlands on Monday due to thick mists and dangerous conditions. Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow weather warning, warning that visibility may be reduced to less than 200 meters in some places.

"Dangerous driving conditions due to poor visibility. Adjust speed and keep a safe distance. Mist can be treacherous by sudden onset. Folow weather forecasts and warnings", the KNMI advises. The mist is expected to dissipate during the course of the morning. 

Dec 6 '16 07:32

Fog banks and slick, icy roads will make for a busy morning rush hour across the Netherlands on Tuesday. Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow weather warning for the entire country.

Temperatures dropping below zero during the night means that roads will be icy this morning, especially local roads that aren't sprinkled with salt. Mist banks will also reduce visibility to less than 200 meters in man places. "All road users may be hindered. Adapt your driving style. Follow weather forecasts and warnings", the KNMI advises.

Dec 5 '16 12:10

Traffic information service VID is expecting a tough evening rush hour in the Netherlands today due to the cold weather and people excited to get home for the Sinterklaas celebration .The VID expects the first traffic jam to hit around 3:30 p.m., about an hour earlier than usual, the Gelderlander reports.

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Oct 31 '16 07:19

Dutch motorists can expect a busy and difficult rush hour this morning due to thick fog in most of the country. Meteorological institute KNMI warns that visitibility may be down to 200 meters in some places.

A code yellow fog warning is currently in effect for all of the Netherlands except the three norther provinces and the Wadden islands. The fog should dissipate during the course of the morning. 

Otters
Oct 17 '16 12:25

The number of otters living in the Netherlands continues to increase, according to research done by Wageningen University. Last winter the otter population consisted of about 185 animals, compared to 160 the previous winter

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Oct 17 '16 11:15

Amsterdam is launching an investigation into installing a light rail for use as public transport in the city, the Amsterdam Metropolitan Region announced over the weekend. The aim is to improve the accessibility to the capital

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Oct 11 '16 12:50

Amsterdam will need a complete overhaul before self-driving cars can be introduced in the city in a big way, according to a study Boston Consulting Group did for the Dutch capital. As it is, the city can't handle the increase in traffic self driving cars will cause

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Oct 10 '16 07:22

Thick fog banks may cause extra traffic problems during morning rush hour on Monday. Meteorological Institute KNMI warns that visibility may be reduced to less than 200 meters in some places.

Oct 6 '16 07:58

An accident involving four cars brought traffic to a near standstill in Utrecht on Thursday morning. The accident happened just outside the Leidsche Rijn tunnel towards Amsterdam. Only one lane in the tunnel is currently open, according to traffic information service VID.

Oct 5 '16 14:20

Dick Bruna traffic signs along the road make motorists slow down by about 4 km/h, according to a study done by the foundation for road safety research SWOV. Dick Bruna is famous for his popular children's character Nijntje

Sep 29 '16 16:30

Amsterdam is postponing closing Vijzelstraat to car traffic until after the Amsterdam Dance Event. The new traffic arrangement around Muntplein was to be implemented in October, but the city decided to push it back because of the expected crowds coming for ADE

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Sep 23 '16 07:46

Thick fog in the province of Utrecht and eastern parts of Zuid-Holland may case traffic problems on Friday morning. In some places visibility is less than 200 meters, according to meteorological institute KNMI.

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Sep 19 '16 07:24

The A67 from Eindhoven towards Venlo was partly closed between Leenderheide and Someren on Monday morning after a police chase ended in a car rolling

Scooters
Sep 14 '16 10:38

The Amsterdam faction of the D66 wants to ban scooters with a maximum speed of 25 kilometers per hour, so-called "snorfietsen" in the Netherlands, completely, D66 councilor in Amsterdam Jan-Bert Vroege said in an interview with Het Parool.

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Aug 26 '16 09:49

The A59 east is closed at Breda between junction Zonzeel and Terheijden after two accidents involving trucks happened on Friday morning. The authorities hope to open the road to traffic by 11:00 a.m.

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Aug 26 '16 09:11

A body was found in the water of a canal next to the N236 at Driemond in Amsterdam early on Friday morning

Traffic
Aug 24 '16 14:10

It seems that many a Dutch is making the most of the hot weather by heading to the beach - roads towards the beaches are very busy with up to 5 kilometer long traffic jams, according to traffic information services VID and ANWB. The roads to the Zeeland beaches are particularly busy

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Aug 22 '16 07:42

People traveling the A1 to Amsterdam on Monday morning can expect extra traffic. Work on the railway bridge over the highway at Muiderberg will continue until 3:00 p.m. on Monday

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Jul 28 '16 11:15

Traffic information service ANWB is advising Dutch holiday goers to avoid the French motorways in what is set to be the first so-called "black Saturday" of the year. Massive traffic jams are expected in France as people rush to get to their holiday destinations

Jul 22 '16 07:30

The A58 highway is closed near Tilburg in the direction of Breda on Friday morning due to an accident involving several cars. Traffic information service ANWB reports that people were injured, though how many people and the extent of their injuries are unclear. Emergency services are on site.

Jun 30 '16 10:50

Over the past six months the the traffic severity - the number of traffic jams times their length - in the Netherlands increased by 10 percent, compared to the same period last year, ANWB announced on Thursday. The traffic information service attributes the increase in traffic to better economic conditions.

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Jun 23 '16 07:37

The Netherlands can expect a difficult rush hour on Thursday morning due to rain and flooded roads. Meteorological institute issued a code yellow storm warning for the entire country.

May 30 '16 14:15

Traffic information service ANWB expects a very busy rush hour on Monday afternoon and evening due to storms hitting the Netherlands, especially in the eastern and northern parts of the country.

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May 30 '16 07:26

Only a very limited amount of train traffic will be possible from and to Utrecht Central Station on Monday morning. The construction works on the tracks around the station over the weekend took longer than expected and will continue into Monday morning, both NS and ProRail announced.

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