A Resurgence Of The French Speed Camera Resistance

Yellow vest protesters came out in force for the ninth week of demonstrations against the anti-motorist policies of the French government. Tens of thousands of marchers returned to the streets of major cities to call for President Emmanuel Macron to step down. Macron triggered unrest when he proposed a new tax on fuel to fight global warming. On top of that, in July he had ordered the speed limit on departmental roads lowered to 80km/h (50 MPH), massively increasing the number of speed camera tickets issued. The yellow vests fought back in the best way they knew how — by preventing the cameras from issuing tickets…