Lorries leave Manston Airport on their way to Dover during a trial of how roads will cope in case there is a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on January 7, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Lorries leave Manston Airport on their way to Dover during a trial of how roads will cope in case there is a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on January 7, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Brexit

UK carries out ‘waste of time’ tests to see if trucks will overload roads after a no-deal Brexit

  • Officials say 87 lorries are driving from a disused airport in Kent to one of Britain’s busiest ports to see whether the current systems can handle it
  • But drivers involved in the emergency traffic system rehearsal complained that it was ‘not what it will be like’ and ‘80 trucks isn’t testing the system’

Lorries leave Manston Airport on their way to Dover during a trial of how roads will cope in case there is a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on January 7, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Lorries leave Manston Airport on their way to Dover during a trial of how roads will cope in case there is a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on January 7, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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