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Clandestine entrants

Clandestine entrants are an inevitable concern for operators sending vehicles into other countries. As the driver of the vehicle, the driver’s employer, and the owner/hirer of the vehicle can each be fined up to £2,000 per entrant, the issue is an on-going concern for operators and drivers due to such heavy civil penalties that can be imposed. For a guide on what vehicle operators should do to prevent clandestine entrants, including:

  • What amounts to an effective system
  • The accreditation scheme for haulage companies
  • What to do if there is a clandestine entrant in your vehicle

Visit the Home Office’s information for vehicle operators.

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