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The Prevention of Clandestine Entrants – Installing an Effective System to Avoid Costly Civil Penalties.
Most international hauliers are aware that they may be hit with high Civil Penalties if one of their drivers brings Clandestine Entrants into the United Kingdom. With both the driver and the haulier each facing fines of up to £2,000 per clandestine immigrant, the total amount which a haulier may […]
Guest Article: By Rob Hardy, Operations Director and BREXIT Consultant at Oakland Invicta Ltd https://www.contaminatedload.com/, 44 (0)7487 256 543 The Calais migrant situation started 20 years ago. It reached its peak in 2016 when there were around 10,000 migrants at the infamous Calais Jungle. The shanty town has gone but the risk […]
Dutch and Belgian trucks carry a large percentage of all the goods that enter the UK each year by road. Without this vital trade, the UK economy would very quickly run into trouble. Transport companies in the Netherlands and Belgium are some of the most advanced and legally compliant anywhere […]
Heavy Civil Penalties levied on haulage companies and truck drivers for unknowingly carrying migrants into the UK are yet again skyrocketing this summer. A recent Parliamentary investigation concluded that as much as £6.5 million of these penalties had been issued to the haulage sector, a full £2.4 million of which remained unpaid. […]