Putting Brexit to the test: On the road with a trucker from Dublin to Germany

Simon Carswell takes a six-country delivery trip with a trucker to assess the road ahead

Simon Carswell of the Irish Times travelled with 1,400 kilos of high-value pharmaceuticals over two days across six countries to see how customs checks will impact upon Irish truckers. Video: Simon Carswell / Enda O'Dowd

It’s a Saturday afternoon in Mulhuddart, west Dublin and lorry driver John Carroll is packing up for his two-day, six-country journey to Germany.

Even on a weekend, the DG McArdle Transport yard is busy with drivers coming and going. Engines roar and refrigerated trailers hum constantly. Nothing stops in an export-import nation like Ireland.

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