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Traffic Bans for Trucks in Europe During Easter

During the Easter period, vehicles are prohibited in some areas. Driving restrictions for HGVs will apply from today (Thursday 18th).

18th April (Thursday)

Switzerland: from 22:00 to midnight (trucks with a DMC above 3.5t .; industrial tractors and machines, articulated vehicles and road trains over 5t),

Hungary: from 22:00 to midnight (lorries, agricultural tractors with trailers with a DMC above 7.5 tons).

19th April (Good Friday)

Czech Republic: from 13:00 to 22:00 (lorries and vehicle combinations with a DMC above 7.5t),

Germany: from Midnight to 22:00 (heavy vehicles with DMC above 7.5t and heavy goods vehicles with trailers),

Slovakia: from Midnight to 22:00 (heavy goods vehicles with a DMC above 7.5t, heavy goods vehicles with a DMC above 3.5t with a trailer or semi-trailer),

Slovenia: from 14:00 to 21:00 (heavy vehicles with DMC above 7.5t),

Switzerland: All day and night

Hungary: from Midnight to 22:00,

Italy: from 14:00 to 22:00 (heavy vehicles with DMC above 7.5t).

20th April (Holy Saturday)

Austria: from 15:00 to midnight (tractors with trailers with a tractor or trailer DMC above 3.5 tonnes, lorries, articulated vehicles or self-propelled industrial machines with a DMC above 7.5 tonnes),

France: from 22:00 to midnight (trucks and vehicle sets with a DMC above 7.5t),

Luxembourg: from 21:30 to the north towards France and from 23:30 to the north towards Germany,

Poland: from 18:00 to 22:00 (heavy goods vehicles with a Dmc exceeding 12t – bans do not apply to vehicles returning from abroad),

Hungary: from 22:00 to midnight,

Italy: from 9:00 to 16:00.

21st April (Easter Sunday)

Austria: from Midnight to 22:00,

Croatia: from 14:00 to 23:00 (trucks and vehicle combinations with a DMC above 7.5 tonnes, lorries and vehicle combinations that exceed 14 m in length),

Czech Republic: from 13:00 to 22:00,

France: All day and night,

Liechtenstein: All day and night (heavy goods vehicles with a DMC of 3.5t as well as sets with a DMC above 5t),

Luxembourg: All day and night towards France; from 0:00 to 21:45 and from 23:30 to the north towards Germany,

Germany: from Midnight to 22:00,

Poland: from 8:00 to 22:00 (heavy goods vehicles with a Dmc exceeding 12t – bans do not apply to vehicles returning from abroad),

Slovakia: from Midnight to 22:00,

Slovenia: from 8:00 to 21:00,

Switzerland: All day and night,

Hungary: All day and night,

Italy: from 9:00 to 22:00.

22nd April (Easter Monday)

Austria: from 0:00 to 22:00,

Croatia: from 14:00 to 23:00,

Czech Republic: from 13:00 to 22:00,

France: from Midnight to 22:00,

Liechtenstein: All day and night,

Luxembourg: from Midnight to 21:45

Germany: from Midnight to 22:00,

Poland: from 8:00 to 22:00,

Slovakia: from Midnight to 22:00,

Slovenia: from 8:00 to 21:00,

Hungary: from Midnight to 22:00,

Italy: from 9:00 to 22:00,

April 23

Liechtenstein: from Midnight to 05:00,

Switzerland: from Midnight to 05:00.

More information can be found on the Bans for Trucks website.

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