Road user charges

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The Road User Charge (RUC) applies to each litre of diesel used by heavy vehicles such as buses, coaches and trucks on public roads.

The current RUC is 25.8 cents per litre.

In November 2017, the Transport and Infrastructure Council agreed to freeze the RUC at 25.8 cents per litre for 2018–19 and 2019–20.

The RUC is set out in the Fuel Tax Act 2006.