EU drives through higher road charging for heavy trucks

Will Nichols
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Member states will be able to pass the bill for air and noise pollution costs onto hauliers from later this year

The European Parliament has green-lighted plans to charge large trucks up to 29 Euro cents per kilometre to cover the damage they cause to infrastructure, air quality and noise. Lorries over 3.5 tonnes...

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