Road Safety Luxembourg – Highway Code modified – Cyclists and pedestrians

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keywords: traffic rules, road safety, minimum distance overtaking bicycles, luxembourg. As of 1 May 2018 the Luxembourg Highway Code will be amended to take into account 9 new measures for cyclists and pedestrians. After a several months long study comparing laws and practices in 8 European countries (Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Austria, Spain and Switzerland), these amendments to the Luxembourg Highway Code will give a greater safety for bike users and pedestrians. – Flagship and expected measure by cyclists, the implementation of a lateral distance of 1.5m to…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – REMOVABLE POSTS EVERYWHERE SOON?

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keywords: securing the city, removable posts, concrete blocks, luxembourg. At a time when cities are one after the other the target to ram car attacks, it is necessary to take this risk into account in the urban organisation/planning. While the safety of the Schueberfouer was inadequate, at least at its start in the absence of an efficient concrete block system, Luxembourg City has much better secured the following events. In order to sustain the urban security system in time, the Minister of Internal Security Etienne Schneider reveals today that discussions…

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BRADERIE LUXEMBOURG – BETTER SECURITY BUT STILL BREACHES

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keywords: braderie de luxembourg, schueberfouer, ram attack, security, luxembourg. After the recent ram car attacks, and especially the one in Barcelona, ​​it seems that no country can be safe. The security of the area around the Schueberfouer caused controversy to the point that MP Laurent Mosar (CSV) questioned the Minister of Internal Security about the weakness of the security. The Braderie de Luxembourg on Monday, an unavoidable street fair every year just few days before the start of the school year, was expected as a good test on the security…

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LUXEMBOURG – IS THE SCHUEBERFOUER SECURE ENOUGH?

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keywords: schueberfouer, ram car attack, security, luxembourg. Any visitor to the Schueberfouer of this year 2017 have noticed the light security designed to secure the area around the fair. Recent ram car attacks across Europe (not to mention knife attacks) make groupings of people the targets that need to be secured. Without considering not going to the Schueberfouer, which has been a national event for more than 600 years and awaited by all, it is nevertheless necessary to remain vigilant and aware of the danger parents and children are facing….

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – «BAMBESCH» PLAYGROUND IS OPEN

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keywords: health luxembourg, eichenprozessionsspinner, oak processionary, bambësch, luxembourg. The City of Luxembourg announces today that the “Bambësch” children’s playground is open again. This playground had to be closed on the 30 June due to the presence of oak processionaries (“Eichenprozessionsspinner”) that put visitors health at risk. The City of Luxembourg made a specialised in the matter company intervene and confirms that there is no risk for humans and animals anymore. Share this page with:

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HEALTH LUXEMBOURG – «BAMBESCH» PLAYGROUND CLOSED

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keywords: health luxembourg, eichenprozessionsspinner, oak processionary, bambësch, luxembourg. For precaution reasons the City of Luxembourg decided to temporarily close the “Bambësch” children’s playground due to the presence of oak processionaries (“Eichenprozessionsspinner”). If the oak processionaries can damage the trees by completely gnawing the foliage, the risks to health and hygiene for humans can not be neglected. Indeed, the caterpillars have many hollow hairs with barbs which are dispersed over long distances by air flows, especially in hot and dry weather, and which can penetrate the skin of humans or animals,…

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