They were first entitled to the discount of 18 cents on the liter of fuel. This exceptional boost granted to road users – which resembles, in the opinion of the unfortunate candidate Valérie Pécresse, a tax rebate – was designed to preserve the purchasing power of French women and men. Many of them are indeed forced to use their vehicle to get to their place of work or simply to get around… and the level of inflation is out of all proportion to what the country has had to face. these last months. Over one year, from June 2021 to June 2022, it grew by 5.8%, recalls the Journal du Net based on estimates from the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee).

The fuel counting, in fact, among the hardest hit products, the executive – which has just renewed some of its heads! – working on new protection devices. Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy, proposed this Monday, July 4, 2022 the establishment of a new fuel allowance, notes Le Parisien. This, explained the Minister, will be subject to income ceilings… and could therefore be “more generous for all those who are obliged to take their vehicle to go to work, once again whether they are employees, they are alternating”.

The very basis of this new compensation is based on a clear idea: we must go further than the system made available to heavy riders already does. “There are plenty of people who do not travel 12,000 km a year, who take their car to go to work and who can no longer make ends meet,” recalled Bruno Le Maire.

It should be able to be combined with the discount of 18 cents previously mentioned, which the minister wants to be extended until the end of the year.