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Vacation returns cause more than 600 km of traffic jams

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The main traffic difficulties were on the A7 motorway in the Rhône valley, with “extremely dense” traffic from Orange towards Lyon.

A peak of 646 kilometers of cumulative slowdowns was noted by Bison Futé at midday of Saturday, day classified red at national level on the roads of France in the sense of vacation returns.

The main traffic difficulties were on the A7 motorway in the Rhône valley, with “extremely dense” traffic from Orange (Vaucluse) towards Lyon, according to the road information center. Around 12:15, the travel time between these two cities was 03:10 against 01:30 usually.

The main axes were also loaded around the Mediterranean arc (A61, A75, A8 and A9), the same in the South-West (A10, A20 motorways, Bordeaux ring road – A630) and in the great West (N165, A11 , N12, Nantes ring road – N844, Rennes ring road – N136, and A13). In the direction of the departures, traffic was also difficult on these same axes. The day was classified orange at the national level.

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