“It is no longer possible to keep the windows open,” says a resident of Bron (Rhône), who says that the phenomenon has increased since confinement. A petition has collected more than 1,000 signatures.
In the Terraillon district in Bron near Lyon, a collective of residents launched a petition to request a return to public order, after numerous noise disturbances caused in particular by rodeos on motorbikes. They do not want, they say, to have the accident at Vaulx-en-Velin happen at home. On Wednesday June 24, a 5 year old child was seriously injured during a rodeo. The driver of the motorcycle surrendered to the police the next day.
“The rodeos have multiplied in particular since the beginning of containment, this is not something new because it is a phenomenon that we have known for many years, but the scale has become absolutely catastrophic”, testified on franceinfo Régis *, a resident of Bron at the initiative of this petition.
“In the Terraillon district in Bron, which we are talking about, it is a fairly dense district, a popular district, explains Régis. From 3 p.m. you have the first motorbikes, two or three sometimes, and it rots the life of a whole neighborhood, they constantly go back and forth in the streets on the sidewalks in the rear wheel and do timed races “, desperate the resident.
During the telecommuting period, starting at 3 p.m., it was absolutely impossible to work and have a telephone meeting with the windows open. at franceinfo
In this situation “it is no longer possible to keep windows open”, adds Régis. This Bron resident says he alerted to the rodeo phenomenon “for at least three years”, car “it’s hellish”. “There are elderly people who no longer dare to cross Place Jean-Moulin because they are afraid of being run over by motorbikes, he says. Moms with strollers and childminders no longer go to the place to play with the children. “
“We have fears for this summer and we launched a petition during the confinement which collected more than 1,000 signatures against 250 last year.” “, thinks he knows Régis. The resident of Bron claims that “there are also fireworks mortar fireworks, there are firecrackers, suddenly the price of real estate has dropped by 10 to 20%”.
Today we reach such a level of exasperation that the inhabitants would like to leave the districtat franceinfo
“We are asking that it stop”, or “The current town hall tells us that it is rather against repression. It favors the development of roads, neighborhoods. At some point, the law must apply and in the same way for all”, insisted Régis.
* The first name has been changed