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Evaluation Rolling highway - Federal Office of Transport

Audit number: 17570

By adopting the Alpine initiative on 20 February 1994, Swiss voters obliged the Confederation to protect the Alpine region from the negative effects of transit traffic. According to the Goods Traffic Transfer Act 2008, since 2018 a maximum of 650,000 heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) are permitted to cross the Alps by road.