Crit'Air clean air stickers - what you need to know if you're driving in France
France has brought in windscreen stickers, as a new legal requirement in some of its biggest cities, to show a vehicle’s emissions levels.
British motorists heading to Paris are advised by the RAC that going without a French 'clean air' sticker, labelled a Crit'Air vignette – which costs the small sum of £3.20 – makes them open to an on-the-spot fine of up to £117.
Although motorists with non-French-registered vehicles, will be allowed a degree of leniency – and given until March 31 to get with the Crit’Air initiative. A section of the government website in English launched on February 1.