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Hull petrol station live queue updates as drivers face long…

Hull petrol station live queue updates as drivers face long waits for the pumps
2021-09-24 11:17:00
Queues are forming on garage forecourts across Hull and East Yorkshire as fuel deliveries are affected across the UK. The shortage – caused by a lack of HGV drivers – has prompted panic buying in some areas, with a huge queue already causing access issues at Tesco at Hall Road. A Tesco staff member told Hull Live: “It’s crazy and has been like this all morning”. Click here for more traffic and travel news. We will be out and about with updates on the situation as traffic queues form. Motorists and shoppers have been urged not to panic buy fuel and goods as the shortage of lorry drivers hits supplies. Find traffic updates in your area Ministers are facing fresh pressure to ease immigration rules as an emergency measure to attract HGV drivers from overseas amid warnings that 100,000 more are needed across the industry. BP said a “handful” of its filling stations were closed due to a lack of fuel available, while Esso owner ExxonMobil also said a “small number” of its Tesco Alliance petrol forecourts had been impacted. You can see updates on the situation at forecourts across Hull in our live blog below. Click here to sign up for Hull headlines direct to your email inbox.12:29Keith PhillipsMore scenes from Tesco on Hall RoadQueues at Tesco in Hall Road, Hull forming on Friday. (Image: Harry Ingham)Petrol queues at Tesco on Hall Road, Hull (Image: Harry Ingham)12:23Keith PhillipsPetrol queues in HullTesco petrol forecourt at Hall Road, Hull. (Image: Harry Ingham)At one petrol station at Tesco on Hall Road in Hull queues have been forming all morning.Motorists were lining up to get onto the forecourt.Tesco had a warden on site to guide drivers in as they queued.Motorist

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