Diesel ban in Oslo on days with high pollution

Pollution from carsOSLO. Pollution from cars. Photo: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix

Oslo City Council has decided that   diesel ban, date driving and closed parking spaces may be introduced this winter on days with high amounts of air pollution.

– Already tomorrow the city council  will adopt a rush regulations on diesel ban in situations of acute air pollution,  environment commissioner Lan Marie Nguyen Berg (MDG) said to Oslo City Council Wednesday.

The regulation applies only to rural roads, not highways. A number of vehicles are also exempt from the ban. This includes deliveries to Oslo, transport of persons with reduced mobility and driving to and from holiday and flights.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today