Dorset police have called back to say that five garages were asked to close due to queues causing traffic congestion – four in Bournemouth and Christchurch and one in Weymouth. They all did, briefly, and are now open again, a spokeswoman says. No need for the people of Dorset to panic, I ask? "That's quite right," she says.
The fuel panic crisis descended into further chaos today after a police force ordered petrol stations to close because of the huge traffic jams the shortages were causing.
Dorset police ordered a temporary shutdown after dozens of stations ran dry and motorists formed long queues outside those still selling fuel, which they said were dangerous to other drivers.
There are now fears that other forces may follow suit. Petrol stations in Cambridge have already started rationing by limiting customers to £10 worth of petrol or diesel.
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Originally posted by JonoEnglish
I wish they'd just make strikes illegal where people work in key services to the public. It's down to pure greed.
Sack the lot of them and give the positions to people who are desperate for such well paid jobs.edit on 29-3-2012 by JonoEnglish because: (no reason given)