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