Name of the environmental zone: Low emission zone ZFE Rouen - France
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 01-10-2018
Type of environmental zone: Permanent
Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable
Not allowed to drive (permanently): Permanent driving ban with sticker 4, 5 and without sticker
Fines: 68-450 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone: Inside the ring (clockwise): Boulevard de l'Yser (D928), Boulevard de Verdun (D928), Boulevard Gambetta (D928), Route nationale 28 (N28), Boulevard de l'Europe, Avenue Jean Rondeaux (N138), Boulevard des Belges (D938), Boulevard de la Marne (D938).
Special features: Concerns only the commercial use of vehicles.
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
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What is a ZFE zone?
The ZFE zones (Zone à Faibles Émissions), which were still called ZCR zones from 2016 to the end of 2019, are fixed zones that can be identified by traffic signs.
The establishment of a ZFE in France is the responsibility of the respective city or municipality and is regulated by the national decree Décret ZCR 2016-847 of 28.06.2016. After a 6-month legal consultation procedure, which also provides for a right of participation of affected persons, the zone can come into force.
In order to be able to travel in the ZFE environmental zones established by cities or municipalities in France, a Certificat qualité de l'Air is then required, which is allocated to 6 categories.
The respective city or commune determines which sticker classes may enter when. On an additional sign, under the actual ZFE sign, days and times are indicated at which one may enter with a certain French vignette.
In the long term, more and more vignette categories are being excluded from entering low emission zones, so that in some years only categories E and 1 will be allowed to enter.
In a ZFE zone, vignette colours are permanently excluded and do not depend on the respective weather conditions. However, it is possible that a ZFE and a ZPA zone overlap. If driving bans are then imposed within the ZPA zone due to the weather, these also apply to the ZFE/zone. In this case, the rules of the ZPA also apply to the ZFE zone.
However, if the ZFE zone is not within a ZPA zone, this case cannot occur and the rules are unchangeable.
How do I recognize the low emission zone?
Are there other low emission zones in France?
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