Truck drivers standing in line at the crossing with Ukraine in Dorohusk have to wait about 190 hours. The number of vehicles in the queue is approximately 1.1 thousand – according to police data. The reason for the difficulties is the carriers’ protest, which started last week at the crossings in Dorohusk and Hrebenne.
Com. Ewa Czyż from the Municipal Police Headquarters in Chełm informed that during the 26-kilometer queue to cross from… Ukraine 1.1 thousand people are waiting in Dorohusk. trucks. The trucks stop in Stołpie, and the waiting time for clearance is approximately 190 hours. – The queue of vehicles has remained at a comparable level for several days – added Czyż.
A queue of trucks at the border with Ukraine
Junior asp. Małgorzata Pawłowska from the Police Headquarters in Tomaszów Lubelski told PAP that about 500 trucks are waiting to cross the border through the Hrebenne crossing, the waiting time is 125 hours, the queue is 26 km long and reaches Dąbrowa Tomaszowska.
Police officers said that the protests were peaceful and without incident.
On national roads No. 12 and 17 before the crossings in Dorohusk and Hrebenne, the police have designated buffer zones to help regulate traffic in the towns.
From November 6 this year At these two crossings in the Lublin Voivodeship there is a protest by carriers who demand, among others, introduction of commercial permits for Ukrainian companies to transport goods, excluding humanitarian aid and supplies for the Ukrainian army, suspension of licenses for companies established after the explosion war in Ukraine and carrying out their inspection. There is also a proposal to eliminate the so-called electronic queue on the Ukrainian side.
Main photo source: PAP/Wojtek Jargiło