everything that changes on September 1st!

It’s already back to school! The month of September brings with it many changes concerning motorists. Here’s what’s new.

At the beginning of each month comes its share of novelties for motorists. And for the back to school in September, there are many changes!

Here is an update on the new features in effect from September 1st.

ZFE: new cities on the list

One of the major changes in this September start is the arrival of new cities in the ZFE. The Low Emission Zones will continue to develop according to the schedule approved by the government.

In the capital, the ban on Crit’Air 3 vehicles (pre-2011 diesel and pre-2006 gasoline) was finally postponed to July 1, 2023.

On the other hand, it is in the other big cities of the hexagon that there has been change with a firm ban on cars of Crit’Air 5 to circulate in these areas, all week and at all hours.

This is now the case in the city center of Lyon or Marseille, for example. In Rouen or Toulouse, the ban on access to the ZFE will concern Crit’Air 5 but also Crit’Air 4 as in Paris!

in case infringement, you will be subject to a fine of up to 135 €.

Speed ​​cameras: commissioning of urban speed cameras in certain cities

Ces radar cabins installed in the city will finally be effective in certain southern cities. For now, we’re talking about Toulouse et Marseille.

Formidable efficiency, they can control, at their choice, the vitesse in both directions, the crossing red lightsor the traffic on the bus lanes and cycle paths.

Used for more than 2 years in the test phase in the capital and other cities, it turns out that these urban radars are a success!

Fuel: the discount is increased

This is a soap opera that has been going on for months: fuel prices. If the last few weeks the curve seemed to reverseshe may be to go up for a few days.

But anyway, for landing to this increase, the government wish to continue to help the car drivers.

If the discount directly applied to the pump was 18 cents per liter, it goes to 30 cents from September 1st. Take advantage of it, it will last until October and it will even be reduced to 10 cents per liter for the months of November and December. Pour 2023, no information has not been given.

Two wheels: parking becomes chargeable in Paris

In the capital, the verbalizations of motorized vehicles on two wheels who have not paid for their parking will begin.

This is a major upheaval for users as the number of scooters continues to increase each year in Paris. The town hall warns that there will be no tolerance period.

In total, these are more than 42,000 locations that must be marked with this signage.

Signaling: new features for lights and signs

Announced on July 6, new signs are added to the road landscape.

In particular, there is a sign indicating the safety distance to be observed between two vehicles within a tunnel. The diagram of it tells the driver to leave a space between him and the vehicle in front of him based on the blue beacons set up on the sides of the tunnel.

This panel is available in two versions, one including two cars, the other a car and a truck.

Finally, a second panel designating a countdown at pedestrian crossings will be extended throughout the country.

The purpose of these devices will be to indicate the waiting time before being able to cross (in red) as well as the time remaining to be able to cross the pedestrian crossing (in green).

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Speed ​​limits: the Ardèche returns to 90 km / h

On September 1, it will be possible to drive again at 90 km/h on roads in Ardeche.

Lowered to 80 km / h since July 1, 2018, the departmental roads in the region will be restored to the old limit.

On the other hand, it does not concern the road nationale 102the only one in Ardèche managed by the State services, which crosses the Teil department, in the Rhône valley, at Lanarce on the Ardèche mountain.

The Ardèche therefore joins the 37 departments which have already raised the speed to 90 km/h on sections of secondary roads.