Post-Brexit border checks 'may triple queues' to port

Post-Brexit border checks 'may triple queues' to port
 

Longer vehicle checks at the UK border post-Brexit would lead to motorway tailbacks up to 29 miles long, research commissioned by the BBC has suggested.
Imperial College London found just two extra minutes on each vehicle check could more than triple the existing queues.
Villagers near the M20 motorway said the research was "alarming".
The Treasury said it was seeking as "frictionless" trade as possible with the European Union after Brexit.
The UK currently has a free-flowing border in Kent where lorries travelling within the EU do not complete customs declarations and... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 55
Source: BBC
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