Credit: Kent Police
5,019 lorries have been moved from hard shoulders and slip roads on Kent's motorways in the past 18 months.
Kent Police have been targeting parked HGVs in a bid to tackle anti-social and illegal behaviour by long-distance drivers.
4,294 HGVs were moved because they were parked illegally or inappropriately and 18 others were dealt with for other traffic offences.
Fines were issued to 695 drivers and 12 were immobilised after refusing to pay a fine.
Officers patrol key locations including the A2 near Cobham and Lydden, the M20 and A20 between junction 9 and Dover, and the M2 at Farthing Corner.
Almost 450 HGVs parked unsafe and illegally on hard shoulders and slip roads in Kent have been moved on in less than two weeks.
Officers from Kent’s Roads Policing Unit and Highways England officers moved on a total of 447 lorries found to be parked inappropriately over a two week period this month.
Fixed penalty notices were issued to 37 vehicles.