Kent Access Permit policy cost hauliers over £630,000 in fines, DfT reveals


 

Hauliers were fined over £630,000 for not having the right paperwork to enter Kent at the end of the Brexit transition period, DfT has revealed. The fines, amounting to a total of £638,000, were for failing to have a Kent Access Permit, which was mandatory for EU-bound HGVs entering Kent from 1 January until 19 April. The permits were created in a bid to prevent disruption at the Channel ports as the UK made its transition out of the EU […]