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Avoid shorter car journeys – walk or cycle instead, says AA president

Fuel Crisis

Deniz Huseyin
16 June 2022
Edmund King: We urge drivers to cut out shorter car journeys
Edmund King: We urge drivers to cut out shorter car journeys


With fuel prices hitting record highs, the AA’s president Edmund King has urged drivers to “cut out shorter car journeys” and walk or cycle instead. On 13 June petrol rose to 185.44p a litre, up from 178.50p a litre a week earlier and 130.70p a year ago, according to the AA. The average cost of filling a typical 55-litre family car has exceeded £100 for the first time. 

Edmund King said: “We would urge drivers at the moment to cut out shorter car journeys if...

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