german emissions stickers

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  1. JohnM

    JohnM Read Only Funster

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    Looking for advice on the German emission stickers.I have seen these on a great deal of uk registard vehicles.Do we really require one we have been touring Eu for the last 7 yrs without one.
    Thanks Guys.
     
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    The small fee is easier that the 80 euro fine should you venture onto a green zone without one, and since we motorhomers often don't make concrete plans you never know where you might and up
     
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    As said just pop into a TUV station....
     
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    I looked at that page and wondered: Do you need different stickers for each country?
     
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    Yes you would do. The Umwelt stickers are purely a German thing.

    You can check out the requirements for other countries here (y)
     
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    Never had one yet never been stopped or asked for one either and done a fair bit of travelling in Germany and visited most major cities.
     
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    All that means is that you may have got away with it a few times, not that they aren't required.
     
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    Do you get one free with a Volkswagon ? :whistle:
     
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    @Jaws €15 by post and €5 if you do it at a TUV centre, where did you get €30 from, or is that for two vehicles.

    Martin
     
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    You'd think this would be something the EU could centralise - one "proof of" sticker acceptable by all EU countries?
     
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    that would be to easy,;);)
     
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    If they did that they would make everyone to come up to the strictest standards i.e. Germany or more than likely even stricter ones because cities like London where non compliant vehicles are effectively banned (OK I know technically they aren't but a £100 daily charge amounts to more or less the same thing) wouldn't want to relax those standards.

    I think it's something that works better left to individual countries or cities to sort out for themselves.
     
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    I'm just thinking about the stickers being EU centralised - one that states the emissions for that vehicle - after all there's only one V5 per vehicle - then each country decide when/ where to make it apply.
     
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    €5 from any main car dealer or TUV station or if you want one by post €6 from the Berlin office, very good service, even sent me another one FOC after I messed it up fitting
     
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    I have bought 2 online & delivered by post the last from the Berlin office. Takes about a week, to get to you. You need to send a copy of your scanned V5 online. If you have time I would get it sorted by internet, do you want to waste time looking for a TUV station in Germany ? I also think somebody here ended up having to have a vehicle inspection, by post its done and dusted no hassles. As for not getting the right paperwork for Germany and chancing it, the last guy I saw do that went in for Police questioning and a full review of his paperwork for hours.....not worth it for a few Euros.
     
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    Agreed - good point made
     
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