Name of the environmental zone: Environmental Zone Sevilla LEZ - Spain
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 23-10-2018
Type of environmental zone: LEZ environmental zone, depending on weather conditions, where driving bans and traffic restrictions are activated following the announcement of an early warning stage.
Not allowed to drive (temporarily): If the city council officially declares an air pollution phase, then depending on the stage of an air pollution protocol, a speed limit and its driveways can be determined first. In further prohibition stages, only vehicles that have a Distintivo Ambiental may enter the environmental zone.
Not allowed to drive (permanently): Information currently unavailable
Fines: 90 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone: The environmental zone consists of the following 6 areas: Zona Oeste, Zona Sur, Zona Norte, Zona Centro, Zona Este, Zone Centro Este.
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
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