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Bike use jumps by 30%, warning about the dangers of sharing the road


Faced with the increase in the practice of the little queen and the number of accidents, a first campaign aimed at cyclists and motorists emphasizes risks and respect for the rules.

This unprecedented campaign dedicated to him and which will start this Friday is a bit of the crowning glory of the little queen.

The practice of cycling has developed so much in France today that road safety has deemed it necessary to deploy specific communication around this mode of transport with the following slogan: "Watch out for bikes, watch out for bikes".

Indeed, out of confinement, traffic exploded in our country, jumping by 30%, between May and September, as Marie Gautier-Melleray, the interministerial delegate for Road Safety, pointed out this Thursday.

If all the attention has been focused in recent months on the cities which have developed cycle paths in all directions to reduce the number of people on public transport, all territories are in fact affected by this enthusiasm.

The increase thus reached 34% in urban areas, but also 20% in peri-urban areas and even 19% in rural areas.

In short, since deconfinement,

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Source: lefigaro

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