Travelling by lorry or car

It is likely that you will be caught by the police if you try to hide in a car or lorry that will be boarding a ferry or train. The British authorities have very thorough procedures for detecting people who are hiding in vehicles. They have cutting-edge technology that allows them to check around 250 vehicles per hour. They also introduced heavy fines for drivers caught bringing irregular migrants into the country.

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