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  • Road Tax Belgium 1 April

    On the 1st of April 2016 road tax will be introduced on the Belgium road network. This new road taxation system will be introduced for all motor vehicles over 3,5 tons and will be applicable on motor ways and certain regional roads within Belgium. The taks will be charged by the ‘On Board Unit’, which needs to be installed […]

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  • High fines for 45 hours weekly breaks in France and Belgium.

    Transporters are facing more problems in France and Belgium caused by the law to fine truck drivers parking vehicles along the road to make their weekly breaks. European Regulation 561/2006 describes the rules subject driving and rest times and says: “‘When a driver chooses accordingly, daily rests and short weekly rest times may be done in the vehicle”. Based on […]

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  • UK gears up for road charging

    UK truckers and lobby groups have given a cautious welcome to an announcement by the government that all lorry drivers will be charged £10 a day to use British roads. The good news for UK hauliers is that they will be able to claim the money back against their road tax. For some time, the UK […]

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  • Diesel price on highest level since 2008

    In Holland the price of a liter diesel increased to the highest level since 2008. On the 17th of November the price is € 1,457 per liter, just a few cents from the all time maximum price of € 1,503 which was reached on the 7th of July 2008. In Engeland the diesel price increased to Pstg 1,439 per liter. As a result […]

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