Why have petrol stations in Leeds been forced to close?
Petrol stations all across Leeds have been forced to close after a shortage of HGV drivers and a wave of panic left many without any fuel. Forecourts across the country have been hit with queues with no end in sight to the fuel crisis. To get the latest email updates from LeedsLive, click here.
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What’s the nightlife like in Leeds?
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How is the oil price rise affecting Leeds motorists?
The RAC has warned that rising wholesale prices are set to be passed on to motorists in the coming days, with oil edging closer to 80 US dollars a barrel. Shortages of petrol and diesel are affecting motorists across Leeds, while several forecourts have run out of at least one fuel while other garages have closed entirely.
How much is a litre of petrol in the UK?
Average UK fuel prices prices remain stable despite long queues and pump closures, although there are incidents of filling stations hiking charges. Government figures show that the average price of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts increased by just a fraction of 1p to £1.35 on Monday.
Will pressure on petrol stations ease as cars carry more fuel?
In a joint statement, leading suppliers, including BP, Esso and Shell, said that with many cars now carrying more petrol than usual, pressure on filling stations should start to ease. Earlier Boris Johnson drew back from implementing plans to send in troops to deliver fuel to the forecourts as Downing Street insisted there were “ample” supplies.