Affected zone

Goods vehicles

Dates

Times during which access is not allowed or only with prior communication

Nationwide

  • 12t

on the eve of public holidays

c to k (see list below)

 

18:00 – 22:00

on all public holidays

08:00 – 22:00

Nationwide

  • 12t

From last Friday in June until the Sunday before the beginning of the school year (29 June - 2 September 2019)

  • Fridays from 18:00 – 22:00
  • Saturdays from 08:00 – 14:00
  • Sundays from 08:00 – 22:00

Warsaw

  • 16t

daily

07:00 – 10:00 and 16:00-20:00

Wroclaw

  • 18t

daily

06:00 – 09:00 and 13:00 – 19:00 and 22:00 – 04:00

Elk

  • 14t

Permanent ban

 

Lomza

  • 10t

daily

22:00 – 06:00

Poznan

  • 16t

daily

07:00 – 09:00 and 14:00 – 18:00

Torun

  • 18t

daily

06:00 – 09:00 and 13:00 – 19:00

Gliwice

  • 12t

daily

00:00 – 04:00 and 06:00 – 10:00 and 14:00 – 18:00

Nowa Sol

  • 15t

Permanent ban

 

Suwlaki

  • 18t

Permanent ban

 

Sopot

  • 24t

Permanent ban

 

Lodz

  • 12t

Permanent ban with exceptions several main streets: Aleksandrowska,

Szczecinska,

Zgierska

 

 

 

Public holidays in Poland 2019

a

1 January

New Year’s Day

b

6 January

Epiphany

c

21 April

Easter Sunday

d

22 April

Easter Monday

e

1 May

Labour Day

f

3 May

Constitutions Day

g

9 June

Whit Sunday

h

20 June

Corpus Christi

i

15 August

Assumption

j

1 November

All Saints’ Day

k

11 November

Independence Day

l

25 December

First Christmas Day

m

26 December

Second Christmas Day

 

Exemptions

1.vehicles belonging to the police, road transport inspectorate, border guard, customs, Polish

armed forces, government protection bureau, technical emergency services, fire brigade,

chemical emergency service and radiological and contamination protection services;

2.  breakdown vehicles;

3. vehicles used in rescue operations;

4. emergency vehicles used in cases of natural disaster;

5. vehicles used for humanitarian aid;

6. vehicles used in the construction or maintenance of roads and bridges;

7. vehicles carrying livestock;

8. vehicles used for the collection of fresh milk, corn or livestock;

9. vehicles transporting liquid fuel, oil products, lubricants, spare parts or fresh water for ships;

10. transport of transmission equipment for radio or TV stations;

11. transport of equipment intended for mass events;

12. vehicles transporting newspapers which constitute a considerable volume of the total cargo or

of the available loading space;

13. vehicles used for the carriage of drugs or medicines;

14. vehicles used for the carriage of mail which constitutes a considerable volume of the total

cargo or of the available loading space;

15. vehicles whose operation is strictly connected with the necessary maintenance of the

production cycle or with providing services to a company working around the clock;

16. vehicles transporting dangerous goods, as covered by separate regulations, in quantities for

which the orange plate is required;

17. vehicles carrying perishable goods or food* which constitute a considerable volume of the

total cargo or of the available loading space;

18. vehicles used for the carriage of concrete or equipment for pumping concrete;

19. vehicles used for transporting municipal waste;

20. vehicles used for the transport of loads unloaded from railway wagons up to a distance of

50km from the railway station.

21. vehicles used in combined transport;

22. slow-moving agricultural vehicles and tractors;

23. vehicles returning from abroad to complete a road transport operation or travelling to the

consignee who has his registered office in Poland,

24. vehicles which entered Poland before the date or time of the restriction and which may travel

up to 50 km from the border crossing, and vehicles in the border zone waiting to exit Poland;

25. vehicles used for free medical examinations.

 

NB:

The exceptions mentioned under points 6 to 21 apply also to empty vehicles travelling to load

cargo or on their return journey after unloading on Polish territory.

 

*List of perishable foods:

- meat and edible offal; fish, shellfish, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates; dairy products, in particular yoghurts, kefir, sour cream, milk, cheese, butter and ice cream

- cream; birds’ eggs and egg pastes; cut flowers, rolled turf (grass) and house

- plants; fresh

and frozen vegetables, fruit and mushrooms; cereals and agricultural produce for the

production of food, fodder and vegetable fats; ground cereals, in particular flour, oats, semolina

and corn granules; fat and oil of animal or vegetable origin; food preserves, in particular of

meat, poultry, fish, vegetables and fruit; sweets and confectionery; preserves of cereals, flour,

starch, milk powder and bakery products; soft drinks; remains and waste from the food

industry, ready-made animal feedstuff; sugar beet; potatoes; fresh yeast; cultivation medium

for mushrooms.

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