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# trucks - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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.

# trucks - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

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.

# trucks - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Road closed in Cork after collision between two trucks

The incident happened this morning.

# trucks - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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.

# trucks - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

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.

# trucks - Sunday 4 February, 2018

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.

# trucks - Thursday 8 December, 2016

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.

# trucks - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'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.

# trucks - Sunday 4 September, 2016

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.

# trucks - Monday 29 August, 2016

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.

# trucks - Friday 8 April, 2016

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.

# trucks - Monday 20 July, 2015

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.

# trucks - Monday 16 February, 2015

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.)

# trucks - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

"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.

# trucks - Saturday 23 August, 2014

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.

# trucks - Friday 15 August, 2014

Russian armoured vehicles seen near Ukraine aid trucks

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

# trucks - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms

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

# trucks - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch Channing Tatum take on Jean-Claude Van Damme's epic split Van Daaayum

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

Just a tiny bit less epic. Still awesome.

# trucks - Friday 1 November, 2013

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.

# trucks - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

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.

# trucks - Monday 9 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Crazy compilation of close-calls with trucks Keep On Truckin'

WATCH: Crazy compilation of close-calls with trucks

Will you MIND!

# trucks - Sunday 16 December, 2012

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.

# trucks - Thursday 3 March, 2011

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.