Click here to go to the home page
Home About Us Shop Newsletter Send News Tip
Custom Search
 
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Google Plus Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Pinterest Follow us on a RSS Feeder Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube

  Click here to go to the motorcycles in the movies site

     

France: Motorcycle Cop Crashes Into Barrier And Dies! Debate Open

13
October
2011
  Posted at 02:00:00 PM
  File under  France Uniformed
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Normandy, France
click to see where France is on the map

For years now, the French Angry Bikers Association(FFMC Open link in a new window)  has been pleading with the government to place horizontal planks at the bottom of the crash barriers. A motorcycle rider who gets ejected on the road, will slide into the unprotected poles of the crash barriers, often killing them on the spot, and even worse, decapitating them. The government, despite many promises has been very slow in rolling out protective planks.

Crash Barrier Unprotected
Crash Barrier Unprotected

Crash Barrier Protected
Crash Barrier Protected

But maybe now they'll listen. A police officer from the elite Republican Guard (the ones that escort the President and other VIPs) was doing a recon mission with two other officers, when (for an unknown reason) one of the riders fell of his motorcycle and hit the crash barrier at the unprotected part, killed on the spot. The reason is unknown, however, the weather was very bad (heavy rain), and they might have hit an oil spot, or possibly speeding.

Republican Guard Bastille Day
Republican Guard

Will it take the unfortunate death of a police officer for the government to get their collective heads out of collective holes-where-the-sun-doesn't-shine and do something about dangerous part of motorways? I hope the death of a fellow biker was not in vein vain.

Via: FEMA



Article Comments
comments powered by Disqus

Technorati :




 
frame image
 

frame image

Click here for our free
daily/weekly newsletter

Special Articles

- Riding in France
- Getting your License in France
- How to lose your license in France
- Finding cheap fuel in France
-Dreaded French Signposts Fear Not
- Renting a motorcycle in France
- Biker Friendly Hotels in France
- Motorcycle Taxis in France

- Social Media of Famous Bikers
- Electric Motorcycles List

Content Copyrighted - click to read notice



frame image
Ads by Motorbiker                           
 Jafrum–Motorcycle Gear Experts


frame image

frame image


frame image

frame image


frame image

frame image
Advertise
on this site!
Click here

  frame image

Check out my book:
Photographic visit ...
By Photographs &...
 
Disclaimer:All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only. Motorbiker.org makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.

Privacy Policy










Admin Web Analytics