The mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has ordered odd-even licence plate rationing of petrol in the city following Hurricane Sandy.
Under the system, petrol forecourts may only sell fuel to vehicles with license plates that end in an even number on even numbered days of the month, and vice versa.
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