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How many urban access regulations are there in Europe?

Oct 07, 2016
As of mid July 2016, there are 506 access regulations on the website.
470 urban access regulation schemes 

Some of these are in the same cities, for example in London there are schemes for coaches, lorry control, the safer lorry scheme, the low emission zone (including Ultra Low Emission Zone) and the congestion charge.

248 access regulations

These include a number of odd/even number plate regulations in Bergen,  Madrid and Paris.  The LEZs in Rome. Milan, Florence, Pavia and Athens can also have odd/even aspects. For more information visit

208 low emission zones

13 road charging schemes

Durham, Gothenburg, Stockholm, London, Valletta, Milan and seven Norwegian cities.

Nine future (and confirmed) low emission zone schemes 

Oberosterreich, Antwerp, Brussels , Prague, Regensburg, Bergen, Oslo, Trondheim and the London Ultra Low Emission Zone.

One Italian summer only access regulation scheme

Maiori, in July and August every year.

5 Italian winter only low emission zones

Where there is a permanent and winter LEZ they are covered above under in current LEZs.

In addition, many schemes will tighten their standards in the future.

To find out more about when and where schemes are implemented, look at the CLARS Quick Guide for all schemes, where you can search urban access regulations and traffic restrictions by country, vehicles affected, type of scheme and date of implementation.

Information courtesy of CLARS

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