For 40 years, many things have changed on the roads - driving habits, and perception of road traffic rules. As the number of deaths on the roads. In 1972 Number of deaths on the roads was 18.034 and 386.874 wounded. In 2011, 3,963 people left their lives and 81.251 were wounded. At the same time, traffic is multiplied by 2.4 during this time.
Statistics of deaths on the roads of France from 1972 to 2012
Nearly 6 times succeeded in reducing road deaths over the past 40 years.
What reforms have been made on the roads of France?
June 1973 - the maximum speed of 110 km / h on motorways and 100 km / h on other roads. Mandatory use of seat belts and motorcycle helmets.
November 1974 - The establishment of the maximum speed on public roads up to 90 km / h, 110 km / h on roads and 130 km / h on motorways
July 1978 - The law prohibits drive a vehicle aklko and drug addicted
December 1983 - the establishment of norms of alcohol in the blood - 0.8 g / l
October 1990 - set up teams to monitor the level of alcohol in the blood
December 1990 - 50 km / h speed through the city and the mandatory use of seat belts in the rear seats
July 1992 - the establishment of grading system on the rights, ie, 12 balls per year if used points limit for the year - deprivation of rights
September 1995 - the establishment of norms of alcohol in the blood - 0.5 g / l
July 14, 2002 - annonsirovanie program "RADAR"
November 2003 - Installation of automatic radars on the roads
2012 - installation of radar "tronçons", which measure average speed