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Traffic Police Deployed En Masse for Rosh Hashanah

Israel will see three major waves of traffic on Rosh Hashanah eve, police say: between 10:30 and 1; 4 and 8; and 10:30 to midnight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2015, 10:08 AM

Late Shabbat and 'No Drive Zone' Keep Crowds Out of Meron

There were far fewer celebrants at Meron this year for Lag Ba'omer celebrations - about half as many as usual, participants said.Yosef Berger, 5/18/2014, 3:48 PM

Report: Spend Money to Save Money on Traffic Deaths

If the government spends NIS 750 million to fix the roads, it will save double that amount in costs, a Bank of Israel study saysYosef Berger, 5/4/2014, 10:17 PM

Jerusalem Gearing Up for 'Million Man March'

Police, Magen David Adom, Hatzalah prepare for 'million man march' against draft. Public transport to come to a halt.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 2:55 PM

Official Says Lapid Personally Holding Back Yesha Projects

Yair Lapid is personally intervening to prevent approval and advancement of projects in Judea and Samaria, says Binyamin Council chairman.David Lev, 10/21/2013, 10:33 PM

Near-Gridlock in Jerusalem in Wake of Funeral

Monday promises to be memorable not only for the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, but also for the monumental traffic tie-ups expectedDavid Lev, 10/7/2013, 4:25 PM

Thousands Trapped in Meron

Thousands who spent the night cannot get home due to what they term police organizational failures.Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 9:46 AM

Six Killed in Traffic Accident in Haifa

A serious traffic accident occurred Wednesday afternoon after a truck collided with several vehicles on Bar Yehuda Way in Haifa.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2013, 4:41 PM

Pres. Obama Arrives, Police Hotline 'Live' for Traffic Updates

US President Barack Obama has arrived, and Israel Police have provided a hotline for real-time information about traffic snarl updates.Chana Ya'ar, 3/20/2013, 12:30 PM

Traffic Fines to Rise by 50-150%

Fines for 12 traffic offenses ranked as “serious” may rise by up to 150%.Maayana Miskin, 11/4/2011, 3:16 PM

Approved: Tougher Sentencing for Hit and Run Drivers

New bill will double the punishment for 'hit and run' drivers.Maayana Miskin, 10/4/2011, 6:36 PM

Man, Baby Killed In Accident

An Israeli man in his 30's and accompanying infant were killed when their car went off the road near Hevron; police investigating cause.Gabe Kahn., 9/23/2011, 3:54 PM

Danino: Policing Traffic is Holy Work

Police Chief visits traffic police, praises them for “holy work” while reminding them of high demands. Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2011, 10:29 PM

Expert: Lower Speed for Fewer Deaths

A professor explains the connection between high speed limits and traffic fatalities, and slams the Transportation Ministry.Maayana Miskin, 7/4/2011, 1:15 AM

First of Its Kind Tel Aviv Toll Links Prices, Traffic

A one-of-a-kind toll system installed on the new Tel Aviv fast lane varies toll rates according to time of day and demand.Maayana Miskin, 1/11/2011, 10:11 PM

Hit the Gas: Israel Raises the Speed Limit

Speed limit on several highways to jump from 100 to 110 kilometers per hour, but maximum speed on some local roads will drop.Maayana Miskin, 10/11/2010, 8:15 AM

New Cameras Snap Vehicle Photos for Air Pollution Tax

Israel has come up with a way to streamline tax collection on the nation’s highways by using hi-tech photographic tax traps.Chana Ya'ar, 8/26/2010, 9:05 PM

Arabs, Bedouin Comprise Lion's Share of Toddler Traffic Victims

Ohr Yarok (Green Light) Traffic Safety organization reports that 86% of the toddlers killed in traffic accidents near home in 2009 were not Jewish.Hillel Fendel , 8/9/2010, 1:43 PM

Touring the Old City? Take a Bus, or Walk

Residents of the Old City are not sure about the new traffic arrangements to the Western Wall and environs, but are willing to give them a chance.Hillel Fendel, 6/6/2010, 6:34 PM

2008: Fatal Crashes at 23-Year Low

Fatal traffic accidents were at a 23-year low in 2008, and even fewer have been reported so far in 2009, CBS reports.Maayana Miskin, 11/9/2009, 10:04 PM

Religious More Vulnerable on the Roads

A father responds to his son's death by working to enhance road safety in the religious world – a world particularly vulnerable to accidents.Maayana Miskin, 11/3/2009, 11:49 AM

Court Limits Use of 'Devora' Radar Guns

A Be'er Sheva Traffic Court judge ruled that radar guns are often inaccurate in a move that could affect drivers nationwide.Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2009, 10:29 PM

Court's License Ruling Angers Police

The Supreme Court has overruled police authority to revoke the licenses of “wild” drivers.Maayana Miskin, 7/27/2009, 6:27 PM