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#Trucks

From TheJournal.ie Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident Essex

Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident

The vehicle involved is owned by an Irish company, but registered in Bulgaria.

From TheJournal.ie Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit Brexit

Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit

The Taoiseach said today no one knows what will happen in a no-deal scenario.

From TheJournal.ie Road closed in Cork after collision between two trucks Crash

Road closed in Cork after collision between two trucks

The incident happened this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue not planning for customs posts but says it is ready for no-deal Brexit Deal Or No Deal

Revenue not planning for customs posts but says it is ready for no-deal Brexit

Revenue has scaled up its Customs IT systems to handle the increased transaction levels.

From TheJournal.ie Not much optimism for Irish hauliers after no-deal Brexit tailback test at Dover Port Of Dover

Not much optimism for Irish hauliers after no-deal Brexit tailback test at Dover

Yesterday, 89 trucks took part in a no-deal Brexit test to see what delays there would be if there were checks at the Port of Dover.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck Mexico

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

From TheJournal.ie Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy Haulage This post contains videos

Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy

Industry groups said the move will cost drivers upwards of €15 per tyre.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody wants that on their conscience': Irish truck drivers fear deaths of migrants in trailers Calais

'Nobody wants that on their conscience': Irish truck drivers fear deaths of migrants in trailers

The body representing hauliers expressed concern after five people, including a child, were found in a trailer in Wexford at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year Collisions

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year

The rail company released a video today to highlight the dangers of hitting bridges and the damage it can cause.

From TheJournal.ie Volvo's Iron Knight sets new speed record Truck Yeah!

Volvo's Iron Knight sets new speed record

Driven by Boije Ovebrink, the Iron Knight now holds the official speed records for the 500- and-1000 metre distances.

From TheJournal.ie A bunch of self-driving trucks just achieved something very impressive Self-driving

A bunch of self-driving trucks just achieved something very impressive

The experiment could help pave the way for such trucks to regularly appear on motorways.

From TheJournal.ie Man who won Lotto plans cruise to see where trucks are made Slice Of Truck

Man who won Lotto plans cruise to see where trucks are made

He’s also giving money to Crumlin Children’s Hospital, which is sound.

From TheJournal.ie Using a toll road to get home today? There's a lot more of you than there used to be Traffic Blues

Using a toll road to get home today? There's a lot more of you than there used to be

Keep tolling, tolling, tolling, tolling. (Sorry.)

From TheJournal.ie "An absolute disgrace" - Hauliers hit back at criticism of Monday's blockade Keep On Truckin'

"An absolute disgrace" - Hauliers hit back at criticism of Monday's blockade

The Irish Road Haulage Association has responded to criticism from Freight Transport Association Ireland over yesterday’s blockade action.

From TheJournal.ie Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a 'direct invasion' Ukraine

Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a 'direct invasion'

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks Ukraine

Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks

A convoy of armoured vehicles is said to be moving towards the Ukrainian border.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms Dispute

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms

The move comes ahead of the company returning to court on Thursday over an injunction.

Watch Channing Tatum take on Jean-Claude Van Damme's epic split

Just a tiny bit less epic. Still awesome.

From TheJournal.ie Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today What The Truck

Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today

From now on, no vehicles more than 4.65 metres tall will be allowed on the roads.

From TheJournal.ie Hauliers to use toll roads for free in November TOLL-FREE

Hauliers to use toll roads for free in November

The toll on four roads – the M1, M3, M6 and the Limerick Tunnel – will be lifted in November to see if it reduces the number of trucks using regional roads.

WATCH: Crazy compilation of close-calls with trucks

Will you MIND!

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway after City Bin Co trucks "burned out" Investigation

Investigation underway after City Bin Co trucks "burned out"

The company has said that it is “100 per cent confident” this will not affect its service to people in Dublin.

Updated: 9.15am: AT LEAST FIFTEEN cars have crashed in heavy fog on the M7 Dublin/Limerick Rd southbound near Portlaoise, following a collision between at least 2 trucks. The route is closed between junctions 16 and 17. No information on any fatalities so far. More when we have it.