City ban to cost hauliers €29m

Haulage companies have predicted a loss of €29million this year as a result of the upcoming ban on most heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) from Dublin city centre.

10th February, 2007

Haulage companies have predicted a loss of €29million this year as a result of the upcoming ban on most heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) from Dublin city centre.

From February 19, four out of every five trucks which access Dublin port will have to use the Port Tunnel, and those that trade in the city will need a €5 permit. The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has predicted ‘‘bedlam on the M50’’on February 19....

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