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Thousands of lorry drivers could spend Christmas in Kent traffic backlog
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Thousands of lorry drivers could spend Christmas in Kent traffic backlog

Dec 24th 2020, 12:01 PM 25,448 Views 18 Comments

Drivers coming from the UK need to be tested to be allowed into France – causing huge delays despite the borders being opened.

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

Oct 24th 2019, 5:08 PM 13,199 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2019, 7:23 PM 31,603 Views 20 Comments

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

Road closed in Cork after collision between two trucks
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Road closed in Cork after collision between two trucks

Mar 5th 2019, 1:14 PM 42,613 Views 24 Comments

The incident happened this morning.

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

Jan 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,052 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jan 9th 2019, 6:05 AM 13,322 Views 11 Comments

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.

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

Feb 4th 2018, 8:03 AM 14,350 Views 23 Comments

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

Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy
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# Haulage

Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy

Dec 8th 2016, 6:50 PM 15,971 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Oct 19th 2016, 3:40 PM 9,641 Views 42 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 38,841 Views 54 Comments

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

Volvo's Iron Knight sets new speed record
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Volvo's Iron Knight sets new speed record

Aug 29th 2016, 1:43 PM 647 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 8th 2016, 10:55 AM 21,779 Views 40 Comments

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

Man who won Lotto plans cruise to see where trucks are made
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# Slice Of Truck

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

Jul 20th 2015, 5:36 PM 33,164 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 16th 2015, 4:28 PM 11,439 Views 15 Comments

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

"An absolute disgrace" - Hauliers hit back at criticism of Monday's blockade
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# Keep On Truckin'

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

Oct 21st 2014, 4:38 PM 13,519 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:39 AM 6,602 Views 49 Comments

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

Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks
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Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks

Aug 15th 2014, 10:51 AM 6,657 Views 259 Comments

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

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms
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# Dispute

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms

Aug 12th 2014, 9:55 AM 7,129 Views 78 Comments

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
# Van Daaayum
# Van Daaayum

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

Nov 20th 2013, 5:19 PM 3,853 Views 1 Comment

Just a tiny bit less epic. Still awesome.

Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today
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# What The Truck

Biggest lorries banned from Ireland’s roads from today

Nov 1st 2013, 10:25 PM 46,335 Views 144 Comments

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

Hauliers to use toll roads for free in November
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Hauliers to use toll roads for free in November

Oct 2nd 2013, 2:42 PM 10,410 Views 68 Comments

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
# Keep On Truckin'
# Keep On Truckin'

WATCH: Crazy compilation of close-calls with trucks

Sep 9th 2013, 5:21 PM 1,212 Views 1 Comment

Will you MIND!

Investigation underway after City Bin Co trucks "burned out"
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Investigation underway after City Bin Co trucks "burned out"

Dec 16th 2012, 5:35 PM 14,746 Views 9 Comments

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

At least 15 cars crash in heavy fog on M7 Dublin/Limerick road
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At least 15 cars crash in heavy fog on M7 Dublin/Limerick road

Mar 3rd 2011, 9:18 AM 468 Views 0 Comments