Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Upper Austria - Austria
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 01-07-2016
Type of environmental zone: Permanent, 24 hours a day
Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable
Not allowed to drive (permanently): N1, N2 and N3 class trucks that do not fulfill Euro Norm 3.
Fines: 90 - 2.180 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone: Region highway A1 West between the point of encounter Enss-Steyr (km 155) and Knoten Haid (km 175), near the city of Linz in both ways.
Special features: Speed limit restricted to 100 km/h in the environmental zone between km 155 and km 168, both ways.
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
Do I need stickers or registrations?
How do I recognize the low emission zone?
Are there other low emission zones in Austria?
Austria has a total of 8 different environmental zones. These are divided into normal environmental zones and noise protection zones: Außerfern, Burgenland, Linz, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Styria, Tyrol, Vienna.
In our Green Zones App we have gathered together all the low emission zones in Europe and presented them clearly.
Good to know...
All current driving bans and further information are available in our Green-Zones App.
For weeks, Vienna has been discussing a car-free inner city - next Wednesday the matter will finally be discussed in detail.
After an electronically operated small aircraft in Switzerland received its starter licence at the beginning of this week, the city of Winterthur is now adding to this with its concept for several car-free Sundays.
The nature conservation organisation NABU is sounding the alarm in Hamburg. Shipping traffic is one of the biggest sources of nitrogen oxide and must be more closely controlled.
The EU Commission wants to introduce the Euro 7 as standard by 2021.
In several German cities, motorcyclists demonstrated at the weekend against the new noise protection zones, among other things.
The city-wide driving ban for Euro 5 in Stuttgart is legal.
Anyone who hires out their own vehicle, which does not have an environmental sticker, is liable for any violation of entry restrictions to an environmental zone.
Before the Higher Administrative Court in Lüneburg, an agreement between the Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) and the cities of Hanover and Osnabrück is emerging.
The organisation Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) is meeting today with several cities for settlement negotiations. Meanwhile, the Euro 5 diesel driving ban would come into effect in Stuttgart today - but there is a problem.
Due to decreasing pollution, the state is pleading in court to suspend the ban on diesel driving, which will take effect on July 1.