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Impounded Truck Released after UK Customs Seizure

A Bulgarian haulier approached Smith Bowyer Clarke after one of their trucks was stopped by UK customs at Coquelles, on the basis that the haulier’s paperwork was not in order. As a result the truck, trailer and load were all seized and impounded under s139 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979.

SBC were able to successfully negotiate the release of the truck thanks to his detailed knowledge of the policies and procedures under which the UK Border Force operate.

Smith Bowyer Clarke specialise in obtaining the release of trucks, trailers and loads seized and impounded by the UK Border Force. To find out more, click here.

Case Details

Case Name: Impounded Truck Released after UK Customs Seizure
Case Date: June 2018
Case Type (info): Seized Vehicle

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