From 1 January 2018 in Brussels began to operate in the area with low emissions.
On this territory were denied entry for diesel vehicles Euro 1 or Euro 0, that is, constructed prior to 1997.
Stop in the Brussels area of low emissions diesel cars, will be able at the “special ticket”. Its cost has not yet officially announced. The first six months of 2018 (end of June) will last for the transitional period, and in the coming years, rules of travel on the Brussels area will be tightened. C 2019 entry ban diesel vehicles up to Euro 3 manufactured before 2001 petrol and up to Euro 2 to the 1997 release. The following stages of tightening in 2022 and 2025. As an exception to the zone will be able to call school buses, scooters and “vintage” vehicles over 30 years old.
Similar ecologically clean area there is in London. In the capital of British travel old cars is prohibited Monday through Friday from 7:00 to 18:00. Unlike London, the Belgian area with low level emissions (LEZ) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The intruder fixed with cameras, automatic number plate recognition (ANPR).
All drivers entering the LEZ must register their cars online and show the sticker to the windshield confirming that you have permission to enter. The violator will be fined in the amount from 150 to 350 euros.