Rome battles smog with traffic-free Sunday

Traffic restrictions in Rome on 18 November to curb air pollution.

Rome has banned motorists from driving within the fascia verde (green belt) on Sunday 18 November from 07.30 to 12.30, and from 16.30 until 20.30.
Designed to curb air pollution, the traffic restrictions include petrol vehicles from Euro 0 to Euro 5, and diesel vehicles from Euro 0 to Euro 6.
There are a number of exemptions to the ban including electric cars and vehicles with special permits for disabled drivers. For full details see city website.