Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Mont Blanc Tunnel - France
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 23-10-2020
Type of environmental zone
Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable
Not allowed to drive (permanently): Vehicle class: truck (N2, N3)
Euro standard: 0-4
Fines: 750 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone: The Mont Blanc Tunnel is located on the N205 national road between the municipalities of Les Bossons, Arve Valley in France and Entrèves in Italy.
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
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