National Survey of Transport of Goods by Road
Transport Section, Agriculture, Transport & Tourism Division.
The survey results show the amount of work done, goods carried, empty running etc by Irish registered goods vehicles and give quarterly information on the scale and development of carriage of goods by road.
Council Regulation (EC) 70 /2012 on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of goods by road
Irish registered goods vehicles with an unladen weight of 2,000kgs and over
Register of all vehicles taxed as goods vehicles with an unladen weight of 2 tonnes and over maintained in Transport section and updated every 8 weeks with goods vehicle file received from VRU.
Approx. 25,000 p.a.
Principal Variables Collected:
Business of owner of vehicle. Hirecode (whether vehicle is for carriage of own goods or for hire/reward). Type of work normally done by vehicle. Unladen weight of vehicle. Load Capacity of vehicle. Weight of goods carried. Type of goods carried. Distance travelled. Origin. Destination.
Principal External Users:
Eurostat, Transport Industry
Business Area Specialists:
The business specialists above can be contacted by e-mail using their firstname.lastname@example.org
- Standard Report on Methods and Quality for National Survey of Transport of Goods by Road (PDF 172KB)