Driving a motor vehicle on public roads in Luxembourg in winter conditions (black ice, packed snow, slush, ice sheets or frost) is permitted only with authorised winter tyres (winter tyres or all-weather tyres marked "M.S.", "M+S", "M&S" or the alpine symbol) mounted on all wheels of the vehicle.
With the exception of vehicles parked by or on public roads, all drivers are concerned, be they:
In the event of non-compliance with this measure, they will be fined 74 EUR.
For lorries, coaches and buses, winter tyres must be on all driving axles. The same applies to motor homes with a maximum authorised mass exceeding 3,500 kg.
This requirement does not apply to:
as well as:
If the vehicle must undergo a technical inspection during the winter season, preparations must be made for the rims and/or tyres to be subjected to an acceptance procedure, especially if their dimensions do not match those listed on the vehicle's compliance certificate. It is therefore advisable to always carry the technical documents relating to mounted rims and/or tyres.
There is no official "start" or "end date" for winter. Driving with winter tyres is only required if weather and road conditions call for it. It is mandatory to mount 4 tyres of the same type on the car.
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The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) invites to an online information session entitled "Environmental Impacts of Selective vs. Conventional Deconstruction - The Case of the Jean Monnet 1 Building" on 26 November 2020.