Europe 1 with AFP 4:26 p.m., January 22, 2022

The question of travel by personal car "is a question of equality which arises for many French people who have no other choice but to take the car to get around", especially in rural areas, defended Fabien Roussel guest at 1 p.m. on TF1.

The communist presidential candidate, Fabien Roussel, proposed on Saturday to make the driving license free for those under 25, and thus promote equality on mobility issues.

The question of traveling by personal car "is a question of equality which arises for many French people (...) who have no other choice than to take the car to get around", especially in rural areas , defended Fabien Roussel invited to the 1 p.m. of TF1.

"I propose free driving licenses for those under 25, to be able to defend the right to mobility for all," he announced.

New premium for conversion

Fabien Roussel also offers owners of polluting vehicles a new conversion bonus applicable to used cars, and up to 10,000 euros.

"I want to fight against pollution, because it is harmful to health, but without hitting the working classes, without hitting the working class, the middle classes", insisted the PCF candidate, who claims to embody a "popular left" in the presidential campaign.

Purchasing power and work will be at the heart of Fabien Roussel's program, which is to be unveiled on Monday.

Fabien Roussel is credited with 2.5% of voting intentions on Saturday in an Ipsos-Sopra Steria poll carried out for

Le Monde

, the Jean-Jaurès Foundation and Cevipof.

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