Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Extra road safety measures on the way in France

With effect from early 2012, all drivers in France will have to carry a breath test kit in their vehicles as part of new safety measures to be introduced with the aim of cutting the roads death toll.

Other measures include 400 new speed cameras, including high-tech radar units that operate from moving police cars and measures to bring in automatic speed reduction systems in cars.

Despite severe criticism, President Sarkozy denies that these measures are a designed as a sure fire way to increase revenues for the French government.

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