The traffic conditions on the roads of France are not yet ideal, but are improving all the same after a Saturday classified black by Bison smart. Most of the territory is classified in orange, Sunday August 2, by the traffic information center.
The main traffic difficulties for this Sunday are announced on the A7 motorways, from Lyon to Marseille, on the A9, from Orange to Narbonne, and on the A10, between Paris and Bordeaux. In the direction of departures, Bison smart explains on his site that it is better to avoid leaving or returning to major cities between 10 am and 8 pm.
More specifically, the organization advises motorists to avoid:
- the A10 between Tours and Bordeaux from 10 am to 8 pm;
- just like, at the same times, the A9 between Orange and Narbonne.
Smart Bison also recommends that you do not borrow:
- the A20 motorway between Limoges and Brive-la-Gaillarde from 11 am to 6 pm;
- the A62 between Agen and Toulouse from 4 pm to 8 pm;
- and finally the A61 between Toulouse and Narbonne from 10 am to 3 pm.
The day before, Saturday 1is August, most of the traditional crossover between “juillettistes” and “augustians” took place, with a cumulative peak of traffic jams of 760 km. It was the first day of the summer classified black in the direction of departures.
Green circulation for returns
Many motorists were following Bison Smart’s safety advice on Saturday during traffic jams and heat waves: avoid driving at the hottest hours of the day, between noon and 4 p.m., protect the vehicle from the sun, drink alcohol regularly. water and be particularly attentive to the most vulnerable passengers, children and the elderly.
The Ministry of the Interior also invites road users to take breaks every two hours during long distances.
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The direction of the returns should be much less complex than that of the departures because Bison Smart has classified Sunday as green throughout the territory.