Friday, December 23, 2016

Road safety : for the holidays, take the train or the taxi ! – The Point

The forces of the order would show on the occasion of the festivals of end-of-year “no patience on the roads of France” concerning, in particular, alcohol and excessive speed, said Friday the minister of the Interior Bruno Le Roux. “There has been these last few months still too many accidents that are due to the fact that the rules of the road are not respected,” regretted the minister in the course of a displacement gare de Lyon train station in Paris.

” there will be absolutely no leniency on the roads of France on the occasion of the celebrations of the end of the year, or at the level of the alcohol, nor on the level of the speed limits and I have asked all the forces (…) to be particularly involved and not to let anything happen, ” he stressed. It is so true that already in the raids, along with deployment of security forces worthy of a hunt down terrorists, have taken place in some hotspots in the territory.

As found in The Point in the Vaucluse yesterday, all the tracks leading to two nodes successive to Coustellet, near Robion, were offset by several teams of the gendarmerie, which used to filter each car is introducing to their height. Obligingly spread out on the beach behind a blue car in the hatchback lifted, hundreds of “balls” in the expectation of a control-alcohol level, it is true, the most sensitive part of the road safety during the holiday season.

Designer a master of the evening

For all that, it was a simple call to order with a preventive action that will not have a effective response during the wake-up call to themselves or, on the contrary, a warning which announces a turn of the screw during the next few days ? It seems that, in the spirit of Bruno Le Roux, the successor to Bernard Cazeneuve, the interior, the hardening is the order of the day. This indicates a change of attitude of the security forces who do not rejoice not restaurants this holiday season.

” The solution is to take a means of transport that is safe, the train, the plane or the car from the moment it is sure that the driver has absolutely nothing bu, ” added Bruno Le Roux. And indeed, it is a blood alcohol concentration of zero that it is necessary to aim for the “captain of the evening” already known to the younger generations but to the principle which the oldest will now have to wisely unite.

In the paris conurbation, 495 police officers will be deployed to 130 control points 23, 24, and 25 December, announced Friday that the prefecture of police, in a news release.

” the monitoring special shall be given to any offences related to dangerous behaviors (drunk driving, speeding, crossing red lights, cell phone usage, port, headset…), and to the equipment of vehicles (pneumatic, optical, technical control), ” said the prefecture of police.

After twelve years of decline, the France has seen in 2014 (3 384 deaths, + 3.5% compared to 2013) and 2015 (3 464 killed, + 2.4% compared to 2014) the number of deaths on the roads to pick up again. On the first eleven months of the year 2016, the number of people killed is down 0.5 % compared to that recorded in the equivalent period in 2015.


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