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    French Roads In June and Unmarked French Speed Camera Cars



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    Someone on here or Motorhomer recently mentioned a site called Motorhoming France, and I saw the information below in an email newsletter from them and thought some of you might find it off interest.

    FRENCH ROADS IN JUNE
    June sees a slight increase in traffic on the roads in France with 6 problem days forecast. These days are the 7th, 8th, 10th, 28th & 29th which are forecast as orange - “difficile” and the 2nd which is forecast as red - “tres difficile”. These problem days are mainly due to the Public holiday traffic.
    Anyone travelling via Calais should note that there are delays due to lighting maintenance on the A16 (heading east), whilst north of Evreux there are roadworks on the N154 in both directions.
    Please note that the busy ring road round Lyon has recently reduced its speed limit from 90kph to 70 kph in order to reduce pollution.

    MORE “SPEED CARS” IN FRANCE
    Unmarked cars equipped with hidden speed cameras are to be rolled out in three more regions of France from January 2020, the government has announced. A total of 60 vehicles will be deployed in Brittany, Centre-Val de Loire and Pays de la Loire in the new year after the government deemed a year-long trial in Normandy a success. The cars, which are operated by private companies, became operational in Normandy in April 2018. They recorded more than 12,000 speed violations in a year. Each region will be operated by a different company, which will be expected to cover 200,000 kilometres of roads in each region every month. The private unmarked speed cars operate a least six hours a day, compared to the average of 1hr 15mins for police-driven vehicles.


    CUSTOMS DISPUTE OVER
    Customs officers have called off their two-and-a-half-month dispute after the government and unions reached an agreement on improved pay and working conditions. The dispute that caused long delays at Calais, Dunkirk & on Eurotunnel stopped after unions and the government agreed a €50-a-month net pay increase for the 17,000 officers from November, rising to €65 per month by mid-2021. Night-shift pay will also increase as part of the deal.
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    I get that Newsletter via e-mail every month - very useful.

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    Also, be aware that there will be some road closures/restrictions in Normandy around the D-Day commemoration.

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