90kph speed limit back in parts of France

Mayor tries a funny way to slow drivers

Cutting it ‘hasn’t worked’

The first department has rejected the controversial 80kph speed limit on single-carriageway roads and returned to the old 90kph national limit.

New signs have been fitted to cover some 200km of roads in Haute-Marne in a €100,000 scheme that will, in a few weeks, comprise 476km.

Fifteen roads are concerned and 300 panels will be installed, with most accompanied by a sign saying: Pour votre sécurité, respectez la vitesse (for your safety, respect the speed ...

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