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French road deaths hit 'historic' low as speed limit row goes on

Some 3,250 people were killed in road accidents in France in 2018, 9 fewer than previous low, but many oppose lower rural 80kmh speed limit.

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Road deaths in mainland France have hit a new low just six months after the government introduced controversial new 80kph (50mph) speed limits, it has been announced, reports The Telegraph.

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