'Routier' restaurants offer French truckers a lifeline amid lockdown

After a long day on the road, Didier Huaume saw little to cheer as he sipped a beer with fellow truck drivers at a brightly lit cafe, as President Emmanuel Macron announced a phased easing of France’s coronavirus lockdown.                                      AFP Thursday 11/26/2020 – 15:16 UTC+1 622 wordsRestaurants will remain closed until further notice, Macron told the nation Tuesday, which means Huaume will get a hot sit-down meal and a shower only when he can reach one of the few roadside diners still allowed to serve long-haul truckers.”They should have opened all the ‘routier’ restaura…

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