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Road user charges (RUC) publications

Published: | Category: Commercial drivers & operators , Guidance for specialists | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

Road user charges (RUC) are applicable to vehicles over 3.5 tonnes manufacturer's gross laden weight and all vehicles of 3.5 tonnes or less powered by a fuel not taxed at source.

The road user charges handbook on this page contains an overview of the new RUC system that came into force on 1 August 2012.

This page also contains a number of forms used for different types of RUC applications, plus some other useful resources.

For more information see our section on road user charges.

Publication details

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  • Published: July 2019
  • Also known as: RUC