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How would no-deal Brexit affect UK's entrance to Europe?

Would a no-deal Brexit mean lorry loads of misery at Britain's gateway to Europe?

Around 7,000 lorries pass through the Kent port of Dover each day.

Currently only those from outside Europe have to undergo lengthy checks at customs.

But in the event of Britain leaving the EU without a deal all lorries would have to be halted.

Police reintroduced emergency motorway closures heading for Dover during 2015's strike action. Credit: PA

That could mean miles of queues on the M20, similar to the crippling tailbacks during the 2015 French ferry strikes.

Brexit Secretary David Davis has said Britain needs to be prepared for the no-deal scenario.

Even more painful could be the rocketing trade tariffs imposed if World Trade Organisation tariffs are reverted to.

One business owner feared they could be as high as 35%.

Yet others remain optimistic about a no-deal situation.

Businessman Tony Thompson does not fear a no-deal scenario. Credit: ITV News

"I think it can be as smooth as we want to make it," Tony Thompson, Managing Director of Comfret Hauliers, said.

"I don't think it's down to whether or not the relationship between us and the EU politically wise is going to make a lot of difference.

"Business people are the people who can make it work."