Ile-de-France: faced with an episode of pollution on Wednesday, the differentiated traffic set up
This pollution peak is “linked to wood heating, road traffic and an import of Saharan sand”, explains the police headquarters.
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Due to a peak in fine particle pollution, the Paris prefecture is implementing traffic restriction measures on Wednesday March 3. “Within the perimeter delimited by the A86 (to the exclusion of this one), only vehicles equipped with a Crit’Air class 0, 1 and 2 sticker will be authorized to circulate”, indicates the prefecture in a press release. The maximum authorized speed is also reduced, as the prefecture specifies on Twitter.
#Pollution : implementation of restrictive traffic measures which apply from 5:30 a.m. to midnight tomorrow and until the end of the pollution episode.
➡️ Only Crit’Air 0, 1 and 2 vehicles can circulate
➡️ Reduction of authorized speeds
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– Police Prefecture (@prefpolice) March 2, 2021
This pollution peak is “linked to wood heating, road traffic and an import of Saharan sand”, specifies the press release. “Weather conditions do not allow effective dispersion of pollutants.” The police headquarters warns of “checks to ensure compliance with these measures”.