Parisians react as city extends 30km/h speed limit to most streets
01 September 2021 | 6:17 am
"I was stressed this morning, and I'm still stressed," says a taxi driver as Paris imposes a 30km/h speed limit on most city streets in a bid to reduce accidents and noise pollution, as well as helping the capital adapt to climate change.
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