A commotion on the A86.
The republican security companies of the Ile de France are mobilized against the drivers on the eve of the traditional crossover of August 15.
It is 2 p.m. at Plessis-Robinson (Hauts-de-Seine) this Thursday, around twenty officials on foot, in vans and on motorcycles stop motorists traveling on the expressway.
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In a blue van, a driver who works for a housing renovation company.
It was traveling at 121 km / h while the speed is limited to 90 km / h.
"You're not going to ticket me for that," he implores.
The impassive CRS answers him tit for tat: "Sir if we start from this principle, you could drive at 200 km / h".
Speed, alcohol and drugs targeted
During the next few days the police will multiply their control by targeting, speed, alcohol and drugs.
"We noted a certain relaxation," explains a lieutenant from the West CRS.
There are fewer cars during the holidays and some take the opportunity to drive too fast.
We have also been confronted with irresponsible people like bikers who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs which is quite simply suicidal ”.
Regarding the drivers who go on vacation, the police see the opportunity of checks to give them safety advice: do not overload the cars, take breaks, do not drive too fast so that the holidays do not become a problem. nightmare.
The deputy director of CRS IDF, Sébastien Malzieux, explains that four companies or about 500 officials monitor the 1,500 km of non-toll motorway that surrounds Paris on a daily basis.
“It's an exciting activity and the highways are a reflection of society with its people in distress, its delinquency and its tragedies.
Since the start of 2021, the trend for deaths on the region's highways has been on the rise because last year the figures had fallen significantly during the three months of confinement ”.