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In france – No mask in transport . it could cost you 135 euros fine, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari

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Failure to comply with the wearing of a mask in public transport could be punished with a fine of around 135 euros from May 11, suggested the Secretary of State for Transport, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, in a interview with the Parisian.

The Secretary of State for Transport, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, warned that non-compliance with the wearing of the mask in public transport could be punished with a fine of around 135 euros from May 11, in a interview with the Parisian on Friday.

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Tuesday that wearing a mask and respecting the rules of distancing would be compulsory on public transport for at least three weeks after the end of confinement on May 11.

Jean-Baptiste Djebbari stressed that the “police” would be responsible for enforcing this obligation, but also the security services of transport operators.

“We will also give the specialized services of the SNCF and the RATP, which are the Suge and the GPSR, the legal capacity to carry out controls.

And if necessary to impose fines. The people who will want to take a VTC, a taxi or entering a station without a mask may be refused access. If they enter anyway, they will be fined, “said the secretary of state.

Wearing a mask will also be compulsory on aircraft

Jean-Baptiste Djebbari said that its amount should be “something similar to that imposed in the absence of an exit certificate. That is to say 135 euros”.

“But it is not yet arbitrated,” he added. However, “before sanctioning, there will be pedagogy. We will support users in the practice of wearing the mandatory mask in transport.

We will make sure that everyone has one for May 11″, a- he said. And “as for land transport, we will request the wearing of the mandatory mask on planes,” he also announced.

“Please the French, come with a mask when you take the train!”

“Please the French, come with a mask when you take the train!”, For its part launched Thursday evening the boss of the SNCF, Jean-Pierre Farandou, in the 8 pm newspaper of France 2. He considered that it was a counterpart to SNCF’s commitment to secure the trains.

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“I see a reciprocal commitment. (On the) SNCF side, we will disinfect the trains at least once a day, we will intensify the cleaning, we will make marks on the ground so that passengers can respect the rules barriers. The counterpart of this reciprocal commitment is the wearing of a mask, “he said. A mask purchase in station will be possible, “but the good behavior” will come to the station with his mask, he hammered.

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