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Protest hits Dublin Port traffic
20 Oct 2014 10:10
The Irish Road Hauliers Association has lifted a blockade at Dublin Port, but gardaí have warned traffic delays in the area remain.
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Truck drivers were protesting over higher road tax for trucks in Ireland compared to the UK.
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East Wall Road was blocked by members of the IRHA for several hours this morning.
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Trucks were blocked from leaving Dublin Port.
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IRHA members said they have to pay €4,000 a year to tax a six-axle truck registered in Ireland, five times the rate in Britain and Northern Ireland.
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They were also protesting over a tax of £10 levied when entering the UK.
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