The vehicle the more pollutants will be prohibited to circulate on Monday in Paris and the small crown in the framework of the implementation of the traffic-differentiated, due to an episode of air pollution, on Saturday announced the prefecture of police of Paris.
traffic restrictions for vehicles that are not classified (for the most part the registration of which is earlier than 1997) and vehicles of class 5 (registration between 1997 and 2001) according to the classification of the thumbnails Crit’Air, compulsory since mid-January, in Paris and in 69 municipalities, said the prefecture.
All other vehicles with thumbnails Crit’Air of class 1 to 4 will be able to flow.
“Monday, we are going to introduce a new measure, the movement differentiated”, a device “intended to be a substitute for the alternating circulation” which had been in place for six days in December in the Ile-de-France, due to a pollution episode, explained in a press Marc Meunier, general secretary of the area of defence and security of Paris: it “prohibits the movement to vehicles with the most pollutants”.
violators risk a fine of a class 2 (22 euros if it is to be paid immediately) and the immobilization of the vehicle, has it been clarified. The police will check the color of the tile or, failing that, ask for the carte grise of the vehicle to ensure that it is allowed to roll.
While only “20% to 25% of vehicles are currently or will soon be equipped with” thumbnail Crit’air, Mr. Miller has made the “appeal to fellow citizens so that they have these decals, which are compulsory”.
In a first time, the forces of order shall be used as evidence of “pedagogy” to motorists who will not, “but in the long term, the fact of not having a thumbnail will be sanctioned”, he warned.
For Sunday, the prefecture of police imposes traffic restrictions, including speed limitations and prohibited new wood heating.
- A package of 3.80 euros per day -
For its part, the Syndicat des transports d’ile-de-France (Stif), which manages the public transport in the capital region has decided to put up Monday, in coordination with the prefecture of police, a “package of anti-pollution’ in all areas at the rate of 3.80 euros per day, while it usually varies between 7,30 (zone 1-2) and 17,30 € (box 1-5).
The Stif decided to introduce this package on the 11th of January due to the refusal of the government to support the cost of free transit in case of peak pollution.
An episode of pollution with fine particles could reach the Ile-de-France Sunday due to weather conditions, said Saturday Airparif.
According to the body responsible for the monitoring of the quality of the air, the particle concentration is likely to exceed Sunday “alert threshold” (80 µg/m3).
Mr. Miller stated that this pollution is linked to a weather characterized by a situation of high pressure, low temperatures and the absence of wind, could continue Monday.