May motorbikes ‘weave in and out’ of traffic?

Is it legal for motorbikes or scooters to weave in and out of traffic? I am told it is only ‘tolerated’ and in the case of an accident the insurance firm may not pay out. I.S.

What you have heard is correct, although there is an on-going experiment into full legalisation of the practice known as remonter les files (riding between lanes of slow-moving traffic) in several departments. See the facing page about owning a scooter for more on this rule, which is limited to ...

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