The great petrol panic (TT Apr01 p76)

Can you still remember The Great Petrol Panic? I do very little driving myself nowadays, but I usually top up the tank of the family car at the pumps at a local supermarket on a Sunday morning. I went there as usual one Sunday just after the wimpish French government had given way to their brutish lorry drivers, with the radio news carrying the story that Welsh farmers had started picketing oil terminals.

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