With 290 killed, road deaths explode in August 2019

With 290 Killed, Road Deaths Explode in August 2019

According to Road Safety figures, the number of deaths jumped by 17.9% in August 2019, reviving the debate on the limitation to 80 km/h. The spectacular increase in road deaths on the roads of France in August (+ 17.9%) again fueled the debate between pro and anti 80km/h: the authorities see there the persistent effect of the destruction […]

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Relaxing the 80 km/h speed limit could be possibme, Edouard Philippe has said

Relaxing the 80 km/h: Edouard Philippe is in Favour

On Thursday 16th May, 2019, the Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe said he saw “no inconvenience” to let the presidents of departments relax the highly controversial measure. He dragged it like a ball on a chain for months. Edouard Philippe is now in favour of easing the controversial 80 km/h measure on secondary roads. Asked by Franceinfo this Thursday 16th May, 2019, […]

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The return of 90km/h speed limit on certain roads

Speed ​​at 80 km/h: A First Victory for Opponents with the Senate Amendment

An amendment voted by the Senate opens the door for a return to 90 km/h speed limit on certain roads. A first step towards a return to the 90 km/h speed limit on certain roads? The Senate has just passed an amendment allowing local officials to set the maximum speed limit on secondary roads. This amendment gives competence to the […]

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