Truck driving bans in Italy
Calendar 2013


Holiday in Italie

1. 01

New Year

6. 01

Holy three kings

29. 03

Good Fryday(Ban from 16:00)

31. 03


25. 04

Festival of Liberation (1945)

1. 05

Labour Day

2. 06

Republic Day

15. 08


1. 11

All Saints' Day

8. 12

Immaculate Conception




St. Stephan's Day


Bans on:

    every Sunday of the months of January - April and October - December from 8.00 - 22.00 clock
    every Sunday of the months from May to September from 7.00 - 24.00 clock and public holidays from 07:00 to 24:00

    For from Sardinia or foreign vehicles coming equipped with a document certifying the origin of the ride, the start of the driving ban moves back for 4 hours.

    For vehicles with the destination Sardinia or abroad who are with an appropriate document confirming the destination of the journey, provided that the end of the driving ban will be reduced of 2 hours.
    For vehicles with destinations "Inter ports" (truck farms) of Bologna, Padua, Verona, Turin, Orbassano, Rivalta Scrivia, Novara, Parma Fontevivio, Busto Arsizio, Milan Rogredo and Milan Smistamento to transport goods abroad, the end of the driving ban (confirmation in Destination) is brought forward by 4 hours.
    For Sardinia moving vehicle, driving the mainland or from the mainland to Sardinia, the beginning and the end of the driving ban is delayed for 2 hours. These vehicles will need a confirmation of the starting point or of destination.

Affected vehicules

Heavy vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of more than 7.5 tons including cargo and truck tractors


entire road network


It requires a permission of the prefecture, which must be requested at least 10 days in advance. For foreign vehicles, a license from the prefecture of the Frontier Province, requested by the sender or the consignee.
Transporting perishable goods such as fruit, vegetables, fresh meat and fresh fish, cut flowers Transport of live animals destined for slaughter or from other countrys.
These vehicles must be provided with a green shield with dimensions 0.50 m width and 0.40 m in height with black print of the letter "a" in the size of 0.20 m, clearly visible on each side and the back of the vehicle.

Truck-overtaking ban

Motorway Inn Valley and Brenner Motorway (A12/A13) in the area between the border at Kufstein and the border at Brenner vehicules exceeding 7.5 tons may not overtake multilane cars in both directions.
Also not on the Italian side of (A22) to Affi, but does not apply in the period between 6.00 und 22.00 clock, except on the 12km stretch between Brixen and Klausen.