France's road toll falls 15.5% with 46 fewer deaths

Road deaths fell 15.5% in August with 251 people killed against the 297 in August 2017.

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August saw the toll fall for the fourth month: -8.4% in May, -9.3% June and -5.5% in July when the 80kph limit started. However, 24 cyclists died, the worst toll in five years.