The city of Bressanone (Brixen) has a low emission zone in place. For further details see below.
The driving ban does not apply to the following vehicles:
From 1 April to 1 October 2-stroke are not banned:
The standards are also in operation as an "Action Plan" after 30 days of high pollution – see hours of operation for more details.
The schemes are not necessarily always in operation, see hours of operation below.
All vehicles, including 2-stroke motorcycles
The Bolzano LEZs are in operation in whole of the city areas of Bozen/Bolzano and Brixen/Bressanone, except the main through-roads.
Bolzano (or Bozen or Südtirol) is bilingual Italian/German, therefore the two names for the cities.
There are two types of area defined, LEZs and pedestrian areas.
Has signs similar to the picture below, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
Locals recieve a sticker indicating the Euro standard of the vehicle. Non-locals are required to show the car documents in case of a police check.
The table below shows the colour of the sticker indicates the traffic restriction for the vehicle with this sticker. The number/word on the sticker indicates the Euro standard.
Are enforced, non-locals are required to show the car documents in case of a police check.
There is no retrofit allowed for the LEZs, but they are allowed for the Action Plan.
In LEZs: Monday - Friday (except bank holidays) from 7:00–10:00 hours and from 16:00–19:00 hours
In pedestrian zones: 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
There are no restrictions for natural-gas-vehicles, LPG-vehicles, hybrid-vehicles, electric-vehicles, hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles and 4-stroke motorcycles.
Using the usual traffic regulations
There is currently no Italian national scheme, but regional as well as individual city schemes.
Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limitazioni della circolazione, the general name for all access regulation schemes, also used for Low Emission Zones.