'Red Saturday' warning for France's motorways over holiday weekend


It is widely expected that there will be traffic jams all weekend in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and on Mediterranean motorways, as French holiday makers take to the road for the long  holiday weekend.

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The traffic congestion is expected to peak this Saturday on all major roads and motorways – particularly in the south-east of France – as motorists hit the highways for the Assumption holiday, reports RFI.