Rhône. Where did the radar go when it was the turn of the dead woman on Lyons ring road?


Away away. Installed since February 2007, it packed without warning. On the ring road, the speed radar for the curve of the dead woman (south-north direction in Vénissieux-Parilly) had been lowered several times, especially since the start of the demonstrations of the yellow vests. The device, covered with yellow paint or covered with cardboard, was set on fire in the spring of 2020. After a 13-year career, it was withdrawn from state services in September and an average of 45,000 PV distributed the latest censuses (see also opposite).

Dangerous sector

On this particularly dangerous section of the ring road with a long curve to the left, drivers have resumed their bad manners and the observed speeds often exceed the limit (70 km / h) if the sector is not suffocated by traffic jams every hour. Summit (crossing rivers leaving Grand Parilly, towards A43 and towards Paris).

“Talks were held with the metropolis responsible for this axis. The equipment is being replaced, it is a priority road, 'state services of the state. Especially since the radar had made it possible to add 1.7 to the number of physical accidents in this part of the RD383, according to a report by the Interior Ministry (July 2013) Share.

A 'tower' radar as a replacement

It is ultimately a 'tower' radar that is positioned in the same location. The device monitors the speed and may report other violations: safety distances, telephone while driving or seat belts. No date was given for commissioning.

Be careful, it shouldnt be confused with the 'double sided' radar. Its little name: Double-sided Discriminatory Field Device (ETD2F). For example, this machine was installed in Écully on the M6 ​​(north / south) in January 2020. She can distinguish a heavy vehicle from a light vehicle and takes photos of the front and back of vehicles that violate the regulations. . And contrary to the opinion of many motorists, it only monitors one direction of traffic.