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    France toughens COVID-19 testing rules for non-EU travellers | Reuters

    People [eg truck drivers] travelling to France from non-EU countries [ UK] will no longer be able to get into the country by presenting a negative result from a quick, readily-available COVID-19 test. Thus an extra 24hrs delay.
    "A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims, but accomplices," George Orwell

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    Then bypass France and take a slightly longer route to Belgium, Netherlands, etc. Yes it will increase costs but if they don't want anyone travelling from the UK and landing on their hallowed ground then so be it. There's much nicer countries in the EU than France. Feck em, I say.

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      #3
      Originally posted by ladymuck View Post
      Then bypass France and take a slightly longer route to Belgium, Netherlands, etc. Yes it will increase costs but if they don't want anyone travelling from the UK and landing on their hallowed ground then so be it. There's much nicer countries in the EU than France. Feck em, I say.
      These countries also require tests and the capacity of number of lorries per day on those routes is much smaller

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        #4
        Originally posted by Eirikur View Post
        These countries also require tests and the capacity of number of lorries per day on those routes is much smaller
        Not disputing the need for a test, just reacting to the demand for a specific type of test.

        Capacity can be managed. It's called planning.

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          #5
          Originally posted by ladymuck View Post
          Not disputing the need for a test, just reacting to the demand for a specific type of test.

          Capacity can be managed. It's called planning.
          Who controls the capacity because it's not the haulage firms - it's a combination of the ports and the ferry companies?

          Dover Calais is a popular route because it's the shortest which means the same ferry can do more journeys and so provide more capacity than say Dover Amsterdam.
          merely at clientco for the entertainment

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            #6
            Isn't it obvious being an EU citizen prevents you catching Covid? It is a known prophylactic like a scotch egg.

            Hopefully they will catch a nasty dose off the Dutch, Belgians or those nice people in Luxembourg.

            • COVID-19 cases per 100,000 in Europe, by country | Statista
            "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

            I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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              #7
              Originally posted by ladymuck View Post
              Then bypass France and take a slightly longer route to Belgium, Netherlands, etc. Yes it will increase costs but if they don't want anyone travelling from the UK and landing on their hallowed ground then so be it. There's much nicer countries in the EU than France. Feck em, I say.
              Yeh, wouldn't say France is is not a nice place but hate the <certain amphibian>s at the mo.
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                #8
                Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité.

                Plus ça change, and All That Jazz!
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                  #9
                  The UK needs to make imports impossible. Lets make what we need in the UK.

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by BrilloPad View Post
                    The UK needs to make imports impossible. Lets make what we need in the UK.
                    You need the raw materials first and many of those come from abroad, like poorly paid workers
                    Brexit is having a wee in the middle of the room at a house party because nobody is talking to you, and then complaining about the smell.

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