High security for 70th D-Day anniversary means road closures

The British Embassy in Paris has issued advice for people travelling to Normandy for the 70th anniversary of D-Day as extra security is in place due to the number of heads of states and royalty attending the events in coming days. It … [Read more...]

News in Brief: Traffic, High Tides, Flooding Costs, Car Sharing

News in Brief: Traffic, High Tides, Flooding Costs, Car Sharing

Busy weekend on the roads Extra police patrols will be out on roads in Normandy this weekend as it is one of the busiest for returning holiday makers. A spokesman for Upper Normandy said that the patrols will be checking on speeding, … [Read more...]

Warnings Over Busy Roads Again This Weekend in Normandy

Warnings Over Busy Roads Again This Weekend in Normandy

With sunny weather forecast for Normandy this weekend France’s motoring monitoring and advice service is urging drivers to take care on the roads. This weekend is one of the busiest of the year with holidaymakers going and returning … [Read more...]

Rouen Hit by Flash Floods

Rouen Hit by Flash Floods

Heavy rain and thunder and lightening brought parts of Rouen in Upper Normandy to a standstill and weather forecasters are warning it is likely to continue most of today (Wednesday 07 August). Traffic jams built up as vehicles got stuck in … [Read more...]

Motorists in Normandy Asked to Take Care on Black Saturday

Motorists in Normandy Asked to Take Care on Black Saturday

Bison Futé, the government run site that monitors traffic levels, has given a black alert for the day with the first traffic jams starting at dawn and expected to go until the small hours of Sunday morning. The worst delays in Normandy … [Read more...]