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Up to 37% of fuel stations across the UK were out of petrol, diesel or both, on Monday suggesting normal supply has not resumed, the Retail Motor Industry Federation said.
The organisation also revealed there was almost 60% less Super Diesel available than on a normal week and 50% less Super Unleaded petrol. There was 28.8% less Unleaded petrol and 11.7% less Diesel.
Motorists tell ITV News reporter Damon Green of fuel shortages because of panic buying.
Retailer Halfords says there is still big demand from drivers for fuel cans. Jerry can sales were more than 600% up on last week, with can sales overall up 400%.
The Petrol Retailers Association says petrol sales increased by more than 170% yesterday, while sales of diesel were up by almost 80%.
There are complaints this morning that some garages are putting up petrol prices when they get new stocks. People are seeing prices go up by as much as 2p a litre in one day.
In Bicester we're seeing all the effects you'd expect to get from industrial action without any sign of the strike yet. The manager at one of Bicester's petrol stations thinks he is going to be down to one pump within the next few hours.
His petrol station is the only one in Bicester that actually has all fuels available this morning and he says he is on a priority list for another delivery but won't be getting any fuel again until Monday. So you can see what the problem is.
When you turn up at other petrol stations the cones are out, the signs are up and the locks are on the pumps and it really is a problem that has spread right the way across the country. The government is going to be sitting down with hauliers to decide what to do if the strike actually happens.
There are more signs of some petrol stations running dry in parts of Britain this morning, even though no dates for a strike have been set.
Out of six petrol stations in Bicester this is the only one with any fuel.
We spoke to motorists around the country to ask why they have decided to fill up their cars ahead of any strike announcement.
Fuel from panic-buying by motorists on Wednesday will bring in more than £32 million in extra fuel excise duty.
The AA calculated the figure after petrol sales shot up by 81% and diesel by 43% as motorists flocked to garages across the UK to fill up following advice from ministers.
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Motorists have been ignoring calls not to panic buy fuel prompting shortages and queues at petrol forecourts across the country.
Petrol operators around the country have attempted to weather the latest fuel crisis, by means of hiking up prices in some areas.