Hauliers ‘disadvantaged’ by onerous permits regime

A haulier bringing a heavy load of pre-cast concrete from Galway to Dublin port needs seven separate council permits

8th November, 2015
Permits are needed for lorry loads of more than 44 tonnes

Hauliers have criticised the system that requires them to seek permission to bring heavy loads on the roads from every council on their route.

A haulier bringing a heavy load of pre-cast concrete from Galway to Dublin port needs seven separate council permits from Galway, Westmeath, Offaly, Meath, Kildare, South Dublin and Fingal.

Permits are needed for very wide and heavy loads of over 44 tonnes.

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