Announced nearly a year ago, promulgated in June during its term of office and announced with effect from 1 July 2018, the 80 km / h bill continues to make people talk, become sluts and remains a point of controversy to this day. and debate, whether chosen by motorists, but also some politicians, simple mayor Emmanuel Macron.
According to Pierre Chasseray, the president of the association 40 million motorists, it is even "The real detonator of the crisis of the Yellow West The increase in fuel prices was the spark, but only because the situation from 80 km / h was easily flammable.", An opinion that finds arguments among motorcyclists who continue to protest regularly against this law and are planning this Saturday, January 12, again.
Rural MEPs defending the local economy and pointing out the losses caused by the law are still huge in the face of this legislation. In Cantal, Vincent Descœur is an elected official who believes that the great national debate to hear citizens and local officials is the right time to bring this controversial law back to the table.
It is unlikely that the law of 80 km / h will be called into question because the final figures of the national inter-ministerial organization for traffic safety (ONISR) will not be announced on 25 January. Estimates and other known figures show that since the beginning of July the mortality rate has fallen by 5.7%.
In total, around 200 lives were saved on the streets of France in 2018 compared to the previous year, making it the safest year, at least since 2013. Nevertheless, the numbers were already positive in the first six months of the year, when the law was not yet implemented. It remains to be seen whether this decline was more important in the second half of the year.