SPEED LIMIT: The departmental council of Creuse, opposed to the limitation of the speed to 80 km/h on the secondary roads which will enter into force on the 1st July
The departmental council of Creuse, opposed to the limitation of the speed to 80 km/h on the secondary roads which will enter into force on the 1st July, announced, Wednesday, June 20, that it would leave the operation of change of the signage entirely at the expense of the state.
“In the absence of consultation, that the state is doing,” dropped Valérie Simonet the president (Republicans) of the department, this Wednesday at the microphone of France Bleu Creuse . The departmental council of the Creuse, opposed to the limitation of the speed to 80 km / h on the secondary roads which must enter into force on July 1st , has indicated that it would do nothing to change the signs and leave the operation entirely dependent on the state.
Valérie Simonet considers that the reform “will contribute to the isolation of the department” . The communication service confirmed that the departmental council “will not oppose the implementation (of the limitation) by the services of the State” but that it “will not implement any means, nor financial, neither technical nor human “ for the passage to 80 km/h.
In February, Mrs Simonet voted, with her majority, a “vow” opposing the change of limitation, adopted by 23 out of 30 votes. “A step was even started with the State services to obtain a derogation for some sections of roads have been heavily invested, particularly to ensure safety. It has remained without result, “ said the department.