Hauliers “90% border-ready”, say Portsmouth police as Brexit operation is downscaled


Police in Hampshire said “a massive effort” from haulage operators meant it would be downscaling its A31 HGV triage operation early. The EU Exit strategy, known as Operation Transmission, involved lorries pulling off the motorway network and getting their papers checked in advance of reaching Portsmouth International Port. But with eight of the scheduled 12 weeks of the operation passed, police said they would be downscaling it from today (18 February). The force said key factors in its decision included […]