lower Saxony's Prime Minister Stephan Weil, sees the policy in the duty of driving bans for diesel vehicles whenever possible to avert. "It depends a lot crazy," said the SPD politician of the "daily mirror". Diesel drivers have often spent a lot of money for their vehicles. You should not be driving in the future in larger cities, you would feel "excluded, in the sense of the word, and discriminated against". "We should avoid, if we can do it somehow."
Because the Brussels decision-making, Germany, welcomed, in this context, more room to avoid Diesel grant prohibited driving. The great coalition is aiming, with the approval of the EU regulation that bans should mostly be only relatively, where the year, the nitrogen oxide load 50 average exceeds micrograms. "Many cities can avert the threat of driving bans," said Weil. In this way, let "hopefully prevent many motorists and their families lose confidence in the policy".More about
limits for nitrogen What dioxide the EU decision-making for possible driving bans meanHenrik Mortsiefer
Because expressed understanding for the Anger of many of the diesel driver. The already adopted bans on driving were based "on the EU limit values for nitrogen oxide, which are associated with some question marks". So he heard the "still no convincing answer to why, according to the rules of the work safety of a person at the workplace may be exposed to 950 micrograms of nitrogen oxide, in the case of road traffic in the annual average, but only 40 micro-grams". In the workplace, the people spend a lot of time to live on the same street, just a few are constantly on the move, added the SPD-politician who is also a member of the Supervisory Board of VW.