Tirol has various schemes on the A12 motorway to reduce the pollution.
To drive on the motorway with a > 7.5 tonne lorry:
Further information is below, or from the links on the right:
Sectoral driving ban
A ban on the transport of certain goods on the A12 in vehicles over 7.5 tonnes, starting in May 2008.
Vehicles over 7.5 tonnes must have minimum standard Euro 6.
Until 30 April 2017 Euro 5 HGVs are allowed to use the A12.
Vehicles and goods affected
All heavy goods vehicles and tractor trailers with more than 7.5 tonnes maximum weight which transport following goods:
The sectoral driving ban applies to the section of the A 12 Inntal motorway between road kilometers 6,35 in the municipality of Langkampfen and road kilometers 72,00 in the municipality of Ampass, in both directions.
Journeys that will be loaded or unloaded in the core area are exempt (see exemptions and the map below).
Districts within core zone are: Imst, Innsbruck Land, Innsbruck Stadt, Kufstein and Schwaz
Districts within the extended zone in Austria are: Kitzbühel, Landeck, Lienz, Reutte and Zell am See
Districts within the extended zone in Germany are: Bad Tölz, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Miesbach, Rosenheim (inclusive town) and Traunstein
Joint communities within the extended zone in Italy are: Eisacktal, Pustertal and Wipptal
At the border a general information board informs on the measures. Signs similar to this one.
No registration is needed. Driver must carry the relevant document that gives the vehicle Euro standard.
From 1st May 2017 the official Austrian sticker, that shows the Euro standard of the vehicle, has to be put on the windshield of the vehicle. For more information about those stickers see here.
Are included the same as Austrian vehicles
Hours of operation
Fahrverbote nach IG-L
Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)
Online traffic information system (GIS application gives information on construction sites, traffic restrictions and obstructions of traffic)