Drugs, guns and fake alcohol are among illegal contraband being smuggled into the North West from overseas hidden in lorries. To crackdown on haulage crimes, police have joined with the Border Force and customs officers to stop and search trucks in Cheshire.
They want to encourage people working in the industry to report on hauliers who are operating outside of the law. Our correspondent Andy Bonner has more.
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