The British Brexit should be tested at the end of the holiday season

Great Britain faced the first real test of its Brexit preparations on Monday. Thousands of trucks are set to cross the canal for the first time since the country left the internal market and customs union. EU. The UK left the EU institutions on Thursday evening but the low traffic during the holiday season meant little work for the border guards carrying out new customs controls. However, the government expects thousands of trucks to make the crossing Monday, bringing goods to and from the mainland and testing their plans to keep traffic around key ports like Dover. The government, which has hired 1,000 new border guards, is gradually implementing new customs controls, with full import controls for all goods not being carried out until July.