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• Britain's ports could be the m notorious black spots in the country 1980, in terms of congestion and accider an RAC official has warned.
Mr P. Drackett, the RAC's director public relations, said that the success of 1 container trade through the ports welcomed commercially but unless question of improved road access is treal as a top priority in the nation's rc programme the traffic round the ma ports will grind to a standstill.
"The RAC has been asked to look ii the question of alternative routes for priv cars so that commercial traffic can havl clear, run to the ports," Mr Drackett sa "but alternative route g simply do not ex If Britain goes into the Common Market I situation will obviously be aggravated."
Mr Drackett reported that the RAC I urged the DoE to speed up plans foi Code of Practice to ensure that lorry lo are properly secured. "This should ben not only other road users but also the lo drivers themselves," he said.