Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Odense - 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: The geographical boundaries of the Odense zone are within the Ringstraße 2 (Ring 2) of the city of Odense. Also worth seeing is that the Odins Bro turnpike, which runs through the canal, is also included.
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
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