“These control operations will be carried out as part of the national curfew from 6 p.m. Controlled drivers mostly drive through this village on their way home, ”says the team leader, who consists of three gendarmes.
The presence of the gendarmerie troops is also effective on the back roads of Beaujolais outside the town of Calad, also specifies the commander of the company Villefranche-sur-Saône.
“The curfew is well respected”
At this late hour, five checks were carried out for which no ticketing was effective. “Overall, there are far fewer people outside after 6 p.m., the curfew is well respected. And the people we control generally have a motive, ”concludes the company commander.