Hull traffic and travel live updates on September 28 as…

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Hull traffic and travel live updates on September 28 as…

Hull traffic and travel live updates on September 28 as emergency services urge people not to panic buy fuel
2021-09-28 07:18:00
The fuel supply crisis has left some pumps empty across Hull while certain forecourts enforced £30 spending limits. Hull residents have been asked to avoid panic buying to prevent disruption to emergency services, local police and ambulance services have said. A senior Yorkshire Ambulance Service official said they had enough fuel for their vehicles but some staff members had faced difficulties getting their own. A Humberside Police spokesperson said there was “no fuel shortage” in the area and urged drivers to carry on as normal as queues at petrol stations could delay emergency services. Read more here. A spokesperson for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said people should continue to ring them for emergencies as they remain unaffected by the surge in panic petrol buying. There were more long queues after a number of petrol stations were forced to close yesterday after selling out. 08:38Keith PhillipsHGV driver jobs listed in Hull right now with incredible salariesHGV drivers can earn up to £50,000 according to some of the latest job ads in Hull (Image: GrimsbyLive/Donna Clifford)There are currently hundreds of job listings for skilled HGV drivers in Hull and the surrounding areas as the shortage highlighted by recent supply issues has seen the wage offers skyrocket.Some haulage firms are offering a salary of up to £50,000 with added benefits and many are even offering to put potential drivers through their Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) training.Hull Live has found 166 roles within 15 miles of the city of Hull under the HGV driver category, companies hiring include Wren Kitchens, Marston's Brewing, Calor and DHL.Read the full story here.08:31Keith PhillipsHealth and care workers ‘can’t afford’ to wait for fuel (Image: Donna Clifford)Health and care workers “can’t afford” to spend a few hours waiting for fuel says The British Medical Association.It is calling on the Government to ensure that critical workers have access to petrol stations set aside exclusively for critical workers. Dr David Wrigley, deputy chair of the BMA said, “I know many of my health and social care working colleagues will be getting into the car this morning, nervously looking at the fuel dial and wondering if they’ve got enough fuel to do their day-to-day work.“We can’t be waiting two or three hours in a queue for fuel when we have patients to see, so we’re calling on the Government to act today, to put a plan in place and let us know what’s happening.”He added: “One example would be that a particular fuel station is designated for critical workers so we are allowed to get about our day-to-day jobs by getting the fuel that we need.”08:18Keith PhillipsWhich petrol stations have fuel? Asda petrol station on Hessle Road on Friday. (Image: Angus Young)Petrol forecourts across the country are continuing to see lower supplies and long queues as people rush to fill their cars with fuel.Panic buying started over the weekend after suppliers said they were having problems getting fuel to some stations because of a shortage of delivery drivers.Morrisons, Asda, Esso and Sainsbury's have given petrol and diesel stock updates.Read more here.08:13Keith PhillipsEmergency services urge peop

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