Snow and ice: “The safest route is the one that we will avoid making” reminds Road Safety Authority


“It is also absolutely necessary to deactivate the speed regulators” insists Anne Lavaud, general delegate of the association Prévention Routière.

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“The safest route is the one we will avoid taking”, declared Wednesday February 10 on franceinfo Anne Lavaud, general delegate of the association Prévention Routière, while 13 departments are still placed on orange alert for extreme cold and snow-ice. “Today we telecommute for other reasons, but snow and ice are also good reasons to try and work from home.”

“We must anticipate, thanks to the alerts, in order to know whether or not we are going to make a trip. If we do a trip, there are obviously precautions to take. We must in particular avoid wet areas such as bridges, understood when you are a pedestrian. These are sources of humidity that can be conducive to ice “, explained Anne Lavaud.

“We have to extend the safety distances because, of course, we will have a little more difficulty driving. It is also absolutely necessary to deactivate the speed regulators.” She goes on and explains that “It is really very important, whether there is snow or there is ice. They are real driving aids in normal times, but it is better to deactivate the cruise control, because it is necessary be particularly vigilant and adapt your speed “, finished the general delegate of the association Prévention Routière.

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