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Road freight at just half 2007 levels - CSO

Road freight transport is at its lowest level in at least ten years and just half of what it was in 2007, according to the 2012 Road Freight Transport Survey released by the CSO.

30th July, 2013
The number of vehicle kilometres travelled by Irish registered goods vehicles fell by 1.6% in 2012.

Road freight transport is at its lowest level in at least ten years and just half of what it was in 2007, according to the 2012 Road Freight Transport Survey released by the Central Statistics Office.

Between 2011 and 2012, the amount of freight activity by Irish registered goods vehicles remained virtually unchanged at 9.9 billion tonne-kilometres, it showed. Over the same period, the quantity of goods transported decreased by 2 per cent to 108 million tonnes...

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