UK Motorists Urged to Stop Panic Buying as Drivers Unable to Work Amid Fuel Crisis

Ministers on Wednesday continued to urge motorists to return to normal fuelling habits. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the level of fuel at forecourts is stabilising amid calls to give essential workers priority access. A taxi trade body boss said that at least a quarter of his members couldn’t work on Tuesday, and one local council has asked petrol stations to give essential workers priority access after it had to cancel school buses. Motorists in the UK, particularly England, have been rushing to petrol stations since Sept. 23 after a handful of forecourts ran dry due to chronic shortages of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers and media outlets reported on leaked content of a meeting saying BP might have to ration its deliveries. Lengthy queues have been seen across the country, with a number of clashes breaking out. James Spencer, managing director at Portland Fuel, told the BBC that “sales at …

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Germany Sees No Sign of Fuel Shortage Like in Britain

Wed Sep 29 , 2021
BERLIN—Germany does not see any sign that it could face the same kind of fuel shortages suffered in Britain, a spokesperson for the economy ministry said on Wednesday. “We do not see any shortages in Germany,” the spokesperson told a government news conference. “The supply situation is good, security is […]
Germany Sees No Sign of Fuel Shortage Like in Britain

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