A German truck driver has been jailed for 19 years after he attempted to bring almost half a tonne of cocaine into the UK hidden in his lorry load of tyres. Kawus Rafiei, 57, was sentenced after being found guilty at Canterbury Crown Court of attempting to import Class A drugs following a five-day trial. The National Crime Agency (NCA) investigated Rafiei following the seizure of the drugs at Dover’s Eastern Docks on 18 March 2020. Officers from Border Force […]
The Pallet Network (TPN) is seeing volumes to the Republic of Ireland (ROI) returning to near normal levels post-Brexit, as customers become accustomed to the new regulations with the help of TPN’s customs-integrated IT services.
Hauliers are strongly advised to request a public inquiry if they receive ‘minded to revoke’ letters from the traffic commissioners during the current pandemic, according to a solicitor.
All traffic commissioner public inquiries have been postponed until further notice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.