French Government Retreats From Lowered Speed Limits

French president Emmanuel Macron showed the first signs of retreating from the policy he instituted in July that reduced the speed limit on secondary roads from 90km/h (56 MPH) to 80km/h (50 MPH). While insisting the limit was lowered for safety reasons, he suggested to a crowd during a “grand debate” townhall meeting that nothing was set in stone. His administration suggested the limit could go back to 90km/h — perhaps on a case-by-case basis — depending on accident data that would be reviewed some time in 2020.
Until the, the Yellow Vest movement has continued to act…