Trucks stack up near Dover as Brexit looms

A Reuters photographer drove the entire distance of the queue which stretched from Dover towards Ashford along the M20.

Footage filmed by Reuters on Thursday night showed long queues along the motorway between Ashford and Folkestone.

When the transition period ends at 2300 GMT on Dec. 31, companies in Britain will have to complete full customs declarations and paperwork to move goods into and out of the European Union.

The British government has warned that in the worst case scenario, if companies have not completed the paperwork correctly, some 7,000 trucks could back up from Dover, turning southeast England into a giant truck park.