Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Geneva - Switzerland
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 13-11-2019
Type of environmental zone: Zone of air protection, depending on weather conditions and activated if the pollutant values exceed, for example, >50 µg/m³ for particulate matter. Monday to Sunday between 6 am and 10 pm.
Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Vehicles without Stick'Air vignette and vehicles with insufficient Stick'Air vignette class, depending on the level and duration of the air pollution.
Vignette classes 3, 4 and 5 could be excluded from traffic.
Not allowed to drive (permanently): Information currently unavailable
Fines: 455 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone: The area of the environmental zone includes the city of Geneva and part of the surrounding municipalities of Carouge, Cologny, Lancy and Vernier.
Special features: The French Crit’Air vignette is recognised in the environmental zone of Geneva.
A transitional period of 2 years applies to vans and trucks (N1-N3).
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
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