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Road User Levy Introduced in UK

Published Apr 16, 2014

Foreign hauliers will, from the first of April 2014, be required to pay a Road User Levy under the HGV Road User Levy Act 2013 to use public roads in the UK. The charge levied by the Secretary of State covers Heavy Goods Vehicles and can be paid either as a Yearly, Half-Yearly, Monthly, Weekly or Daily rate.

The cost ranges from GBP1.70 per day for Band A to GBP1000.00 per year  in Band G. 

UK hauliers that pay Vehicle Excise Duty at the basic goods vehicle rate are not required to pay the Levy.

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