HGV SPECIFIC TaxES
Vehicle Excise Duty (ved)
(Also known as Road Fund Licence, car tax or road tax)
The amount of VED paid on a HGV will vary depending on its revenue weight, the number of axles and whether it has road-friendly suspension.
HGV rates are complicated, so use this guide from the DVLA if you need to find out more information.
Note: The VED for HGVs remain frozen for 2023/24
HGV road user Levy
Following consultation in 2022, the Government will introduce a new reformed HGV levy from August 2023 following the planned end of the current levy suspension period.
The reforms to the HGV levy are a further step towards reflecting the environmental performance of the vehicle. The government remains committed to ensuring that the levy applies to all HGVs using the UK road network.