July 31, 2019
Certain types of activity are exempt from the licensing requirement applicable to the Haulage business in general.
An operator’s licence isunnecessary if your vehicle (or combination of the vehicles to be used) has a maximum authorised weight of less than 3.5 metric tonnes.
We at, John M Shanahan & Co, Chartered Accountants, Tullamore, Co Offaly have taken a look at the instances which do not require a Hauliers Licence under current legislation.
An operator’s licence is unnecessary if your vehicle (or combination of the vehicles to be used) has a maximum authorised weight of less than 3.5 metric tonnes, including the vehicle, fully laden, and any trailer or semi-trailer.
The carriage of goods necessitated by:
An operators licence is not required by those involved in the Undertaking business.
Other Licence Exemption.
Within the agricultural sector:
Within other sectors:
There are many occasions when a licence is not required and on those where the licencing regulations do apply further information can be obtained from the Road Transport Operator Licensing Unit at the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport in Loughrea, Co. Galway.
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