Oil crisis in the Netherlands

On 6 November 1973, the streets of Amsterdam are freely accessible to cyclists and skaters following the decision taken by the Netherlands authorities to prohibit car traffic on Sundays in order to comabt the fuel shortage that has been affecting the country since the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) decided to limit its exports of crude oil.

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Source: Pays-Bas: un dimanche sans voitures. Amsterdam: Keystone, 6/11/1973. Noir et blanc.

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Oil crisis in the Netherlands