Operation Brock, launched yesterday in preparation for a no-deal Brexit, will be stood down as soon as possible, Highways England has confirmed. The announcement follows EU’s agreement to extend the Brexit deadline until the end of January 2020. Under Operation Brock, HGV traffic is managed on one side of the M20 heading to the cross-Channel ports in Kent. All other traffic is restricted to a contraflow system on the opposite carriageway. Read more Operation Brock to launch three days before […]
The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned.
There is limited time left to set up the required infrastructure to undertake checks of HGVs bound for the continent in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Anyone looking for insight into what Brexit holds for the economy of the United Kingdom should definitely not read the Department for Exiting the European Union Sectoral Analyses. Those familiar with road transport industry will find little to further educate the way they run their business, or respond to challenges in the sector.