Cleaner lorries can now receive a 10% reduction in the HGV road user levy. From 1 February, haulage firms operating Euro-6 vehicles can receive a discount on the levy following an announcement by the roads minister last year. Legislation was subsequently amended to allow the rate changes as part of the 2019 Finance Bill introduced in last October’s Budget. The DfT said the newest lorries generate 80% less nitrogen oxide emissions than older vehicles. However, Euro-5 vehicles and older are […]
The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has repeated its call for an exemption from the HGV Road User Levy for ROI hauliers on Northern Ireland roads.
Only half the foreign-registered trucks visiting Northern Ireland are paying the HGV Road User Levy, NI minister of the environment, Mark Durkan, has suggested.
Rates pressure, diesel prices and lorry road user levy revenues are among the points the RHA wants the chancellor to consider ahead of the Budget (20 March).