France to cut speed limits as road death toll rises

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Government says it will lower the speed limit on two-lane highways to 80 kilometres per hour from 90 kilometres (55 miles) per hour.

 

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The French government said on Tuesday (Jan 9) it would lower the speed limit on two-lane highways to 80 kilometres per hour from 90 kilometres (55 miles) per hour, hoping to reverse an alarming rise in road deaths in recent years, reports Channel News Asia.