To reduce air pollution as temperatures soared in the capital, drivers in Île-de-France need to comply with new and stricter rules introduced by Paris police chiefs.
#Pollution | Afin de limiter les émissions de polluants dans l'atmosphère, des mesures restrictives de circulation sont mises en place par @prefpolice à compter de demain, jeudi 25 juin 2020, de 5h30 à 20h.
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— Préfecture de Police (@prefpolice) June 24, 2020
The rules entered into effect on Thursday June 25th from 5.30am to 20pm that same day.
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On Thursday, drivers will not be able to speed over 110 km/h on motorways (autoroutes), down from the usual 130 km/h.
Roads with a 110km/h or 80/90 km/h speed limit will be limited to 90 km/h and 70 km/h respectively.
Only vehicles with with a Crit'Air pollution sticker classified as 0, 1 or 2 are allowed to drive inside the A86 ring road, so those with number 3 and above will have to leave their cars at home.