It's not as if he can just take his tractor or other machinery to a local garage, as red diesel
is only sold at selected depots.
The fact that we caught a person with red diesel
justifies the operation.
There is a requirement for the supply of red diesel
to high output sites, Aggregate Handling Depots (AHDs) and Material Handling Depots (MHDs).
It's red diesel
so it's pumped into drums and then taken away to put into another machine.
More than 70 vehicles were dip tested for red diesel
, with one man, in his 20s ordered to pay a fine for using red diesel
and summonsed to court for having no insurance.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) said in extreme weather, farmers will be allowed to use red diesel
in their tractors to help grit and clear snow from public roads.
FARMERS in Wales can use red diesel
during extreme cold weather conditions, it was confirmed yesterday.
It is also hoped the move will help prompt a change in legislation over the use of red diesel
by farmers taking part in such operations.
HM Revenue & Customs warn that using rebated fuels - such as red diesel
and kerosene - is a criminal offence.
The price of red gasoil had decreased by LL2,900 Monday after Cabinet removed VAT on red diesel
oil last week.
FARMERS'' fuel bills could sky-rocket if EU plans to remove tax exemptions for red diesel
get the go-ahead.
But Inspector Mick Little, head of the force's road policing unit, said he believes it will rise again, and also predicted an increase in the illegal use and theft of red diesel
, an industrial fuel used by farmers which is cheaper because it is not subject to the same tax.