"This measure is a fiasco": in the columns of the Parisian, Vincent Descoeur does not fool. This MP The Republicans of Cantal is one of the elected officials who rise to the crease against the speed limit at 80 km / h. Since 1 July, the limitation has increased from 90 to 80 km / h on secondary roads in France. But six months later, the discontent continues.

"The measure is not accepted at all.The motorists are penalized at 81 km / h How do you want them to accept it?" Says Vincent Descoeur, citing another example of inconvenience caused by this limitation: " In Cantal, there is a general slowdown on the so-called secondary network, which represents almost all of our roads, and we often find ourselves driving at 60 km / h blocked by drivers who are afraid of sanctions ".

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Integrated into the big national debate?

Opponents of this limit also denounce the fact that motorists are sometimes faced with many changes of limitations on the same road. What push some regional elected to claim the addition of this issue to the great national debate. A possibility that had not been envisaged so far by the executive and could be quickly recaled.

"There is no question of unraveling the policy implemented for eighteen months," replies a close Matignon, still in the columns of the Parisian. "It is true that this limitation in the name of public safety to save lives has not been unanimous, not in the government, nor in our majority, let alone the opposition. We said we will take stock of this measure after two years and we will see when the time comes. "

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"The 80 km / h work"

Especially that this measure is for the moment a success according to Emmanuel Barbe, the interministerial delegate for road safety

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