Hauliers are furious over measures introduced in last week’s budget and have warned they will consider protest action.
Vincent Caulfield, president of the Irish Road Hauliers’ Association (IRHA), said that the 5c per litre increase on the price of diesel as a result of the carbon tax would mean a €7,500 rise in the annual cost of keeping a truck on the road.
He said it would force more people out of...
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