The Federal Roads Office (FEDRO)

The Federal Roads Office (FEDRO) was established in 1998 as Switzerland's federal authority responsible for road infrastructure and private road transport.
It belongs to the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC), and focuses on securing sustainable and safe mobility on the country's roads.

Important note

In addition to basic information in English, the FEDRO website also provides comprehensive information in German, French and Italian.

Useful Information

GPS devices in motor vehicles (PDF, 36 kB, 26.02.2007)Explanation of swiss regulations regarding GPS devices containing a warning function about traffic controls.

Drivers of foreign heavy goods vehicles (PDF, 60 kB, 21.09.2016)Important information for drivers of foreign heavy goods vehicles (total authorised weight exceeding 3.5T) to, in transit through, and out of Switzerland