Required type of environmental badge in Heidenheim: green
You can learn more information about types of environmental badges in the section Types of Environmental Badges.
The date of introduction of the environmental zones in Heidenheim
- from 1.1. 2013 – entry allowed only to vehicles with a green environmental badge
Map of the Heidenheim low-emissions zone
Green Zone in Heidenheim, Germany
Heidenheim introduced a low-emissions zone of the strictest class on January 1, 2013. From this date on, you can only enter the city with a valid green plaque placed on the car´s windscreen. The aim of the low-emissions zone is to regulate the number of vehicles that are highly involved in air pollution.
Which types of vehicles are affected?
The obligation to own the environmental badge applies to both German and foreign passenger cars (M1); motorhomes (M1); heavy campers (M1); minibuses (M2); buses (M3); small transporters (N1); transporters (N2); trucks (N2); and heavy goods vehicles (N3).
Driving in Heidenheim
Are you going to Heidenheim by car?
As of January 1, 2013, entrance to Heidenheim is only allowed to vehicles with a valid green environmental badge placed on the car´s windscreen. Entrance is therefore allowed only to vehicles that produce a minimum level of air pollution that falls under the Euro 4 (diesel) or Euro 1 (petrol) emissions classes.
Failure to comply with these rules is punished in Germany with a fine of 80 €. The entire city area falls into the Heidenheim environmental zone.
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The plaque has unlimited validity and should be placed in the bottom-right corner of the windscreen.