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.
More top news
Showers easing Wednesday evening. Largely dry for Thursday and Friday with the best of the sunshine coming through for Polling Day
Remaining rather cool and changeable Wednesday. Most places should have a dry day on Thursday with some sunshine
Chester has a proud political legacy. But now this once-safe Tory seat is one of the key 2015 battlegrounds