Low emission zone Aalborg

Important!

Aalborg is one of 4 low emission zones in Denmark: Aalborg, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Odense

Effective since:
01.12.2008

Type of zone:
permanently valid, 24 h a day, 365 days a year

Area/extension of the zone:
The low emission zone mainly concerns the centre of Aalborg. The boundary of the low emission zone in the centre of Aalborg runs from the east from the E45 motorway along Ostre Alle until it merges into Kong Christians Alle and Dannebrogsgade, and then continues to the end of the latter by the Limfjord. The north side of the low emission zone is the Limfjord. However, the Vestebro road in Aalborg is marked as a transit route and is not part of the zone.

Fines:
1700 €

Stickers / registration necessary?
yes, Registration Denmark

Affected vehicles and driving bans:

Diesel vehicles: minibus (M2), coach (M3), van (N1), truck (N2), heavy truck (N3)

Vans under 3.5 t must have at least one initial registration from 01.01.2007 (Euro 4).
Buses and trucks must have at least one initial registration from 01.10.2009 (Euro 5).

Every vehicle from the above-mentioned date is automatically registered and the comparison is made with the central vehicle register in the respective country.
If a van was registered before 2007 or bus/truck before October 2009 and has a corresponding fine particle filter (PM), the registration must be carried out manually.

Exceptions:
Doctor, disabled vehicle, fire department, ambulance, military, oldtimer older than 30 years, police

Aalborg

Do I need stickers or registrations?

Since 01.July 2020, every vehicle concerned needs a valid Denmark registration to enter the low emission zone. Otherwise, a fine of up to 1,700 euros is to be expected. Before 01.07.2020 the EcoSticker was still mandatory.

 

(invalid from 01.07.2020)

The beginning and end of the environmental zones are marked with signs. This shows a red circle as a prohibition sign with the exception of "environmentally friendly vehicles". The word "environmental zone" is still written at the bottom. Who exactly is allowed to enter or not is not indicated by the entry sign.

 


In our Green-Zones app we have a detailed map of each low emission zone. So you can easily recognize the borders and avoid penalties.

There are 4 low emission zones in Denmark: Aalborg, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Odense

 


In our Green Zones App we have gathered together all the low emission zones in Europe and presented them clearly.

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