How Much Do You Know About the Penalties for Red Diesel Use?

How Much Do You Know About the Penalties for Red Diesel Use?

11 Oct 2017 Posted By Josh Reynolds

11th October 2017

Some vehicles and machinery that are allowed to use rebated fuel are:

- Agricultural tractors, plant and machinery
- Mobile cranes
- Digging machines
- Snow ploughs
- Gritters
- Road rollers and surfacing vehicles

If you're caught using red fuel illegally, your vehicle could be seized by the authorities and you'll have to pay a fee for the vehicle's release, along with the amount to cover the duty owed.

Serious offences could result in an unlimited fine to the operator and a prison sentence of up to two years.

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