France scraps Covid tests for short-stay truckers

Hauliers travelling to France that have spent less than 48 hours in the UK no longer require a Covid-19 test prior to departure while those that do require a test must therefore ensure they take one before arriving in Kent in order to avoid delays, reports the port of Dover. All hauliers must also take a border readiness check prior to arrival. The move means that truckers can travel direct ... [+]

Freight to France halted for 48 hours, Irish freight continues to move

The French government has stopped all accompanied freight and passenger movements from the UK for 48 hours over concerns of a new strain of coronavirus in the UK. The ban applies to ferry services and Eurotunnel.The port of Dover has been closed to traffic. A message on the Port of ... [+]

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