Green Zone Upper Austria (A1 motorway)
Required type of environmental sticker in Upper Austria (A1 motorway): Yellow Pickerl - Euro 3 and above
You can read more about the types of environmental badges in the section Types of Environmental Badges.
Penalty of 2,180 Euros
Breach of duty is severely punished - the fine may go up to 2,180 euros (i.e. approximately £ 1,862).
The validity of ecological zones in Upper Austria (A1 motorway)
Restrictions apply to an approximately 20 km section of motorway at the city of Linz and is expected to be extended to other sections. If you have a lorry weighing over 3.5 tonnes, it must be marked with the Austrian environmental badge.
Environmental Zone Upper Austria (A1 motorway) Map
Driving in Upper Austria
Are you going to Upper Austria by lorry or business car?
For vehicles in categories N1, N2 and N3, restrictions apply from 1. 7. 2016, allowing only vehicles that fall within the EURO 3 emissions class and above. Entrance to the low-emissions zone of Upper Austria thus requires that the coloured Pickerl plaque be affixed to the windscreen. This plaque states the emissions class. Breach of duty is severely punished - the fine may go up to 2,180 euros.
The low-emissions zone of Upper Austria borders and ends with a 20-kilometer section of motorway at the city of Linz and is expected to be extended to other sections in the future.
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The plaque has unlimited validity and should be placed in the bottom-right corner of the windscreen.