Compulsory speed limiters ‘good way to prevent deaths’

Radical action is needed to halt the number of road deaths in France, according to Chantal Perrichon, head of a road safety group, who is being targeted by the far right

Compulsory speed limiters could be in cars sooner than you think and it will be a good thing, according to Chantal Perrichon. She is head of the Ligue Contre la Violence Routière (LCVR), a leading road safety campaign group.

The LCVR, seen as being one of the main forces behind the reduction of speed limits on many secondary roads from 90kph to 80kph (now relaxed), is not giving up, despite numerous political attacks from right-wing parties.

“I have received death threats on my telephone,” said Ms Perrichon. “Our website has been filled with threats. The police are taking it seriously and I have to be ...

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