News Digest Item
31 May 2018

Diesel drivers ignore first driving ban in Germany on Hamburg roads

Drivers of diesel cars have apparently ignored the first diesel driving bans in Germany that took effect on 31 May on two busy roads in the city of Hamburg, website reports. “Commuter traffic flows as usual”, the article says, adding that police only issue warnings to diesel drivers and will not enforce the bans on their first day. The bans apply to older diesel cars that do not fulfil the Euro-Norm 6 emissions standard. While the bans apply to all cars on one of the two road stretches affected in Hamburg, the other one only bans lorries with a weight above 7.5 tonnes.

Read the article in German here.

See CLEW’s diesel bans Q&A for background.

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