Slowdowns are expected mainly this Sunday, January 2 in the direction of returns especially in the crossing of Burgundy-Franche-Comté with a classified period RED
Friday December 31 : traffic will experience some temporary difficulties in the early evening for journeys to the places of festivities. Usually, New Years Eve does not experience a real congestion problem, despite unusual traffic. However, it is very accident-prone due to the fatigue linked to late returns, after the party and sometimes in a climatic context (freezing rain, snow, ice). Controls carried out by the police will also be possible.
Sunday January 2. It’s the end of school holidays in France. The day will be classified ORANGE in the direction of returns. Traffic will be heavy in the afternoon for the last returns to major metropolises including Bordeaux, Montpellier, Paris or Lyon.
The crossing of Burgundy will experience sustained traffic in the direction of the returns on the A6 between Lyon, Macon, Beaune, Auxerre mainly from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday January 2 – Meaning of Returns in Burgundy
A6: Lyon – Beaune: ORANGE from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
RED : 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
A6: Beaune – Paris:
ORANGE 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
RED : 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A39: Bourg-en-Bresse – Dijon: ORANGE from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
In the event of snow on the highways, caution is strongly advised. APRR agents (Autoroutes Paris Rhin Rhône) are ready to intervene 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (Read our report HERE)
Good reflexes on the road when faced with Covid-19
On the road this winter, keeping the right reflexes in the face of the Coronavirus will once again be strongly recommended. Take advantage of breaks during your trip to wash your hands. Keep your mask accessible: it is strongly recommended at rest areas and compulsory at motorway service areas. In addition, when you fill up with gasoline, remember to use the essential paper to hold the gun and the hydroalcoholic gel before getting back into your vehicle.
Some safety tips on the road
– On the highway on the road to the right.
– Turn signals are not options
– Taking a break every two hours is recommended
– Respect the safety distances
– Leave the emergency lane free to facilitate the passage of any help
– Wearing a seat belt is compulsory for all occupants
– Do not use your smartphone while training: 1 in 10 accidents are associated with the use of the telephone while driving.
– Keep smiling, you’re on vacation. No stress.