Black weekend on the road: hours of traffic jams for holidaymakers

Today is the second black Saturday of the summer holidays, say Touring and VAB. Just like last weekend there since early this morning long traffic jams on the A7 Lyon-Orange.

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Saturday 11 August is a black day for the departure in the region Rhône-Alpes in France, and a red day elsewhere in France and in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Spain.

You should now already more than two hours and 40 minutes queuing on the motorway A7 Lyon-Orange. Also on the alternative route between Clermont-Ferrand and Narbonne is very crowded and you need more than two hours of queuing.

Touring expected peak times between 8 hours and 17 hours, with a peak around 13 hours. For the return there is a rush is expected between 10 hours and 20 hours, with a peak in the beginning of the afternoon. (Belga)

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