New Laws In France From Today

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  1. Wildman

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    The new laws come into effect today so beware.

    No eating or drinking whilst driving
    No driving in flip flop type sandals
    Dogs MUST be tethered or caged in ALL types of vehicles.Fines for the dogs are €90 per dog.
     
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    Can we suck sweets?
     
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  3. Chris

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    So I can't say to my wife " Pass the crisps and a cheese roll"?

    Je suis desolate
     
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    Glad I'm not going to France this year as I would break all of those laws nearly everyday :mad:

    Isn't the point of the EU that we ALL have similar laws to abide by or that just too simplistic? There wouldn't be much of a problem here with our non existent Police anyhow :rolleyes:

    Cheers Antony
     
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    My dogs don't have their own money! How would they pay a fine???
    But seriously, it's sensible, for the dogs protection as well as humans.
     
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    Ah well another country off the tour list for many, the world is becoming such a small place. Not eat whilst driving whatever next. no more cheese and wine and I suppose a pint of beer is out of the question as well.
     
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    Damn it, no more getting the fry up going as we approach a rest spot. I love making a fresh coffee while we are on a long drive. :cry:
     
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    They will be banning A frames next:)
     
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    Gassing has also been banned :)
     
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    Leaving the grey water tap open while driving is next on the list
     
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    what about chewing gum. and smoking.
     
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    I will give up motor homing if that happens.

    It's half the fun:D
     
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    Not gonna happen, not going to waste my £2.50 travel mug and stop eating my floppy tuna sandwich. I'm usually tucking in after 3 miles
     
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    I heard they were banning HGV drivers from watching porn and playing with themselves when driving.....mind you if they tried, there would be riots and a strike
     
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    Oh well, seems wife won't be able to provide certain services as we travel down the boring autoroutes :crying::crying:
     
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    These activities may not be specifically illegal in the UK but you do risk breaking the law by driving without due care and attention. There are plenty of examples if you google the issue. Police are keen to issue Penalties in these circumstances and will use camera evidence.

    My pet hate is those drivers who turn to talk to you whilst driving and even worse to talk to rear seat passengers which a recovery driver did to my wife and I after a major accident on a 250 mile drive home almost constantly. You can't legislate against this sort of stupidity.

    A split second lack of attention is all it takes to be in a crash.
     
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    Are you allowed Generators. :eek:
     
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