Ireland Front Of The Queue
The Republic of Ireland has recently struck a deal with France to fast-track its commercial drivers crossing the Channel from Dover to Calais, which could force British truckers to face long queues lasting for hours.
The agreement was made between Ireland’s Foreign Minister Simon Coveney and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian.
The two ministers discussed how border control would be able to differentiate Irish trucks from British trucks, enabling the Irish to jump the queue.
Under the right circumstances Irish trucks will not need to be inspected, whereas UK trucks may need to be checked.
The deal has angered the UK, with some blasting the EU for an apparent attempt to punish and humiliate Britain over Brexit.
If you would like to find out more about Zenith’s supply chain solutions, then please call 08453 701804 or email email@example.com.
Next year, a charge will be imposed on older trucks calling at DP World's Southampton container terminal, encouraging hauliers to replace older vehicles.DP World UK released a letter to customers explaining that after Southampton City Council cancelled a plan for a...
Truck manufacturers have recently stated that they could reduce CO2 emissions by more than a quarter if there is an introduction of 32 metre (105 ft) long vehicles to Europe’s roads.Plans are already in place to bring down the total CO2 emissions from road transport....
Last week, legislation was approved to ensure truck and lorry manufacturers based in the EU will have to reduce CO2 emissions for new vehicles by 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2030.The EU Parliament which approved the legislation, will also force manufacturers to ensure 2%...