Low emission zone Aalborg

Important!

Aalborg has an environmental zone: Aalborg

Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Aalborg - Denmark

Date of entry into effect of the zone: 01-02-2009

Type of environmental zone: Permanent, 24 hours a day

Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable

Not allowed to drive (permanently): The following vehicles are affected by the Danish environmental zones and require registration when entering:

Diesel vehicles: minibus (M2), coach (M3), van (N1), truck (N2), heavy truck (N3)

Small vans under 3.5 t must have at least an initial registration from 01.01.2007 (Euro 4).

Buses and trucks must have at least an initial registration from 01.01.2015 (Euro 6).

Every vehicle from the above The date is automatically registered and the comparison is made with the vehicle central register in the respective country.

If a small van is approved before 2007 or a bus / truck before 2015 and has a corresponding fine dust particle filter (PM), the registration must be carried out manually.

Fines: 1,700 €

Area/extension of the environmental zone: This environmental zone basically concerns the center of Aalborg. The borders of the environmental zone located in the center of Aalborg goe from the east of highway E45 along the Ostre Alle, until the latter goes into the Kong Christians Alle and the Dannebrogsgade, to then continue until their ends at the Limfjord. The northern side of the environmental zone is composed by the Limfjord. However, Vestebro Street in Aalborg is marked as a transit route and is exempt from registration.

Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable

Exemptions: Information currently unavailable

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Fines in Germany too low

When comparing the fines for traffic offenders in Europe, it is striking how little one actually has to pay in Germany. This also applies to unauthorised entry into environmental zones or other closed roads. In the past, there was even a point in Flensburg for this, but this has been abolished in the meantime, as the road safety of road users is not considered to be at risk. Nevertheless, the question arises as to the efficiency of environmental zones when, firstly, there are hardly any checks and, secondly, fines are rarely collected.

Austria: Stricter environmental zones for all trucks and cars

Austria's current climate plan will not be enough to meet the EU targets by 2030 and thus reduce CO2 emissions by 7 percent. Now it is being discussed whether the rules of the environmental zones should be tightened. Then, for example, only trucks with a registration from 2020 would be allowed in Tyrol. But that will not be enough to combat air pollution. One solution would be to extend the rules to other vehicle classes such as passenger cars.