Frankfurt gets a reprieve: Until a final judicial clarification, it will be in the metropolis no diesel bans give. This was decided by the Hessian Administrative Court (VGH) in mid-December 2018, when he rejected an emergency application from the German Environmental Aid (DUH). The had to implement bans on 1 February 2019. According to the plans, diesel vehicles should meet the emission standard Euro 4 and older as well as gasoline vehicles of the standard Euro 1 and 2 from February 2019 the entry into certain zones are prohibited for Euro 5 diesel from September 2019. The appeal procedure in the case is running, until then there is no driving ban.
Also Wiesbaden threatens for the time being no diesel driving ban, The German Environmental Aid (DUH) stated on February 13, 2019 before the Municipal Administrative Court, the previously implemented and planned Measures for air pollution control be sufficient to the Exposure to nitric oxide (NOx). For the time being, DUH's claim to tighten the air pollution control plan by driving bans is now off the table. The environmental organization reserves, however, the NOx readings to evaluate again in the summer. The Hessian capital belongs to more than 30 municipalities, in which the DUH complained about compliance with the pollutant limit of 40 micrograms per cubic meter of air.