VIEWPOINT : July 2017

Reform of Highway Safety Code: Time is running out!

When Transport Minister Laurent Lessard initiated a major consultation on road safety at the beginning of the year, he knew he was getting into a process fraught with pitfalls, due to the unfinished work of his predecessors, Ministers Poëti and Daoust. Just before his departure in June 2016, Minister Daoust at least managed to implement two of the most critical measures: the enforcement of a minimum distance between cars and bikes (1 m and 1.5 m) and an increase in dooring fines for motorists.  Read »»

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