Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Aarhus - Denmark
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 01-09-2010
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 October 1st, 2009 (Euro 5).
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 October 2009 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 is located in the Aarhus valley of the Kattegat, which lies at the east of the city and the environmental zone. The environmental zone is thus essentially defined by the Ring Street 1 from the south, west and north. Traffic to Denmark's largest container terminal on federal road 1 is exempt from registration.
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
The sale of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned sooner than planned. The country is thus putting pressure on the automotive industry, including on the European continent.
Wet cleaning of the street of the fine dust hotspot Neckarktor was intended to remove the dangerous particles from the ground. Now the city is stopping this pointless measure.
According to a study from Strasbourg, children who live near busy roads have millions of particles of ultra-fine dust in their urine. Now there are calls for more and stricter environmental zones.
The new Euro norm is expected to be on the roads in 2025 and could thus ban many existing burners from European roads
The city is introducing a 40 speed limit on major roads to reduce nitrogen oxide levels and avoid driving bans.
Deutsche Umwelthilfe laments the real emissions of new trucks on the roads and demands a rethink.
The European Court of Justice has upheld the European Commission's action, demanding that Italy act more quickly to reduce air pollution.
The state government in Lower Saxony is preaching traffic turnaround and climate protection - and continues to rely on heavy diesel limousines.
In the referendum, the citizens clearly voted against the construction of the City-Bahn and, according to Mayor Gert-Uwe Mende (SPD), missed a century's chance of a traffic turnaround.
Traffic on Astypalea is to become completely climate-neutral and electric. The island will thus become a pioneer for the smart city of tomorrow.