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

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’
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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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