Monday March 30, 2020

‘Farcical’ plan to use truck licence plate recognition at Rosslare Port

Critics liken idea to Brexiteers’ ‘max-fac’ border solutions

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
10th March, 2019
Fianna Fáil Wexford TD James Browne

The government has been criticised for its ‘max-fac’ plan to use number plate recognition technology on trucks arriving at Rosslare Port after Brexit.

A safeguard is needed because the new inspection site for customs checks at Rosslare is almost two kilometres away from the existing port – and there are four exit roads on the route that unscrupulous truck drivers could use to avoid the checks.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his ministers have...

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