Hauliers welcome delay to new border controls

The Road Haulage Association has welcomed the government’s decision to delay introduction of the Entry/Exit System (EES) that would increase checks on non-EU citizens at UK borders. EES has been pushed back from May until the end of 2023 as it will allow allows operators including hauliers and coach companies to properly prepare for the new system that will fingerprint and photograph travellers, including truck drivers. The RHA says it has warned ... [+]

RHA repeats call to bring in the army

The Road Haulage Association has renewed its call for the French army to be deployed protect truck drivers in Calais, following a visit by chief executive Richard Burnett to the area. Mr Burnett warned that the 1,300 riot police and gendarmerie deployed may not be enough to handle the ever increasing ... [+]

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