It's better in The North
Judging by the stories and pictures filtered through the Microsoft news feed, most of the worst petrol and diesel queues in the UK are happening down south. This may simply be because more people live there. But I find it a bit weird, since for that very reason they also have the best public transport links in the country. Why do you actually need to drive a car around London? More to the point, why do you have to drive a Chelsea Tractor around London? It’s not possible to visit the place without noticing the huge number of humungous vehicles devouring the limited road space. So it made me laugh to notice one story which featured a petrol station on Sloane Road (or maybe street) in Kensington charging £2.68 a litre—twice the normal price—for petrol. Sadly, this disadvantages car drivers who have to get to their care work appointments, etc. and no doubt the better-off Sloane Rangers will send their serfs out to queue. Perhaps fuel should only be served to the car’s registered owners (with a UK address, not the Cayman Islands). Or perhaps it should only be served to people in small cars.
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