For John, BLUF: When overseas, take the bus. Nothing to see here; just move along.
Here is the sub-headline:
Did you know there is a fairly unknown law in France about leaving your engine running that you'd be wise to be aware of, especially given the French police seem to be cracking down on it.
From The Local, 4 March 2019.
Here is a key paragraph:
… in France this is in fact punishable with a fixed fine of €135, which may be reduced to €90 or increased to €375, or even a daunting €750 depending on the case and how long it takes you to pay the fine.As of this writing 1 Euro trades for 1.13 dollars (1€ = $1.13).
In Belgium it is a €130 fine.
Another reason for being happy living in America.
Hat tip to the InstaPundit.
Regards — Cliff