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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.

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.

The Road user charges handbook that's normally on this page is unavailable during the temporary RUC rate reduction. If you want to see the rates that apply to your vehicle during the temporary reduction period, please see our RUC rates and transaction fees page.

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  • Published: July 2019
  • Also known as: RUC