Cherbourg: motorists too fast, a radar installed on a boulevard

An educational radar will be installed on Boulevard Mendès-France, in Cherbourg (Manche). (© La Presse de la Manche)

It all started with written mail by a resident of the Saint-Sauveur street, at Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (Some), few months ago. Fearing for the safety of his son, a young schoolboy 11-year-old schooled inBucaille establishment, the man viewed with a dim view the crossing of Boulevard Mendès France by his offspring.

Blame it on high attendance of the artery, on which between 35,000 and 50,000 vehicles pass daily, and of the excessive speed from some motorists. “The City therefore requested the installation of a educational radar on the boulevard and a speed control over there National Police », Reveals the communication service of the municipality.

No gateway

In addition, the father of the family “asked for creation of a gateway pedestrian crossing at Poole roundabout ”. A project deemed impracticable.

From rue Saint-Sauveur, two pedestrian crossings are more suitable so that this college student can safely cross the RD901 to get to the Bucaille college: Boulevard Mendès France to the right of rue Marcel Paul towards the west sidewalk of the Boulevard Schuman and the Boulevard Conquérant at the pedestrian crossing of the Duchy.

City of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin

Before recalling that “lfuture development de la Voie du Homet en route soft “will make it possible to reach” in safety “the SNCF station to the rue de l’Abbaye. All with “inter-district links”, offering “a new option” to the college student.

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