Daily Mail published this video item, entitled “Britons react as drivers travel ‘garage to garage’ in search of fuel amid shortage” – below is their description.
Motorists today accused some petrol stations in Britain of taking advantage of their desperation to fill up their cars by putting up prices as panic buying continued. Some drivers including children’s TV star Paul Chuckle even claimed that the cost was different to that displayed outside or went up while they were waiting in queues. Fuel experts said they expect pump prices will rise 3 to 10p per litre over the next few weeks – with the biggest hikes in recent days happening in rural areas. Dozens of cars snaked back in lines from petrol stations across the country over the weekend, swallowing up supplies and forcing many petrol stations to simply close. Drivers also claimed diesel prices had gone up by as much as 8p in a few days, while others said some petrol stations were turning off their digital price display boards. But the issue does not appear to be UK-wide – with today’s average price at 135.6p, which is roughly level with the latest official Government figure of 134.86p last week.Daily Mail YouTube Channel
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