The city of Bressanone (Brixen) has a low emission zone in place. For further details see below.
Dates and details
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 LEZ covers the whole area described below, except for the bypass, which is not covered by the LEZ:
In the north: Brennerstraße - immediately after the junction with Vinzenz-Gasser-Straße, Dantestraße as far as the Red Cross building; Elvaser Straße from the sign "Angang Ortschaft" (start of the town).
West: Feldthurner Straße from the sign "Angang Ortschaft" (start of the town)
East: Lüsner Straße from the junction with the Otto-von-Guggenberg-Straße, Plosestraße from the junction with Sarnser Straße.
South: Vittorio-Veneto-Straße immediately after the roundabout with the Fischzuchtweg. Fischzuchtweg as far as the Max Disco.
Has signs similar to the picture below, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
Need to Register?
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.
Foreign vehicles affected?
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.
Hours of operation
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.
Local name for the scheme
Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limitazioni della circolazione, the general name for road restriction, also used for LEZs. The German word Zone mit beschränktem Verkehr (VBZ) is also used in Bolzano/Bozen/Süd Tirol.
In Italian; In German
To find out which Euro standard your (Bolzano) vehicle is, see here in Italian or here in German
Bressanone (Brixen) city Italian website
Bressanone (Brixen) city German website