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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Stivino, 24 Sep 2021.

  1. andy11

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    Exactly where is all this petrol that is waiting to be tankered? Can't we just drive there with a few jerry cans?
     
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  3. Munroast

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    problem is, the hose they use to fill the tankers is a bit too big for the micky mouse filler on your car, it also pumps about 50 litres per second ! - you're going to need a good pair of wellies and put out the ciggy, you really need a skip on a trailer and fill that, try to avoid it sloshing out of the side as you drive home.
     
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  4. JP_

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    Regardless whether anything they have published is true - it was their decision to publish the alleged leak! The newspapers really should consider being a little bit more responsible.
     
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  5. JohnD

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    "Not Brexers fault"

    Says Daily Wail.

    No surprise there.
     
  6. Notch7

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    Brexit govt looks to blame a remainer for Brexit failure.

    Fillyboy, a diehard Brexit supporter believes everything the government says.


    Oh well it must be true then :ROFLMAO:
     
  7. John the plumber

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    So stuff everybody queuing up,you just pushed in front of everyone.
    Abit selfish isn’t it. I wish I was the next person in the queue at the pump you used as I can assure you that if you pushed in front of 30 vehicles and straight onto the pump you wouldn’t have been getting any fuel.
     
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    Bedsfirealert Flammable Fuel Storage

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    SAFE STORAGE OF FUEL AT HOME

    Firstly, it’s not recommended you keep a quantity of fuel within your shed or garage!

    Unleaded petrol can go stale in as little as 1 month, by storing large quantities may actually cost you more money in the long run.
    Fuel and fuel vapour, are highly flammable, explosive and toxic, incorrect storage and handling can have fatal consequences.

    WHAT'S THE LIMIT?
    HSE official guidelines state that you can legally store a combined limit of up to 30 litres of petrol or diesel fuel at a domestic residence or non-workplace premises in the UK.

    WHAT CONTAINERS CAN I USE TO STORE PETROL?
    Legislation allows you to store petrol in the following containers:
    Plastic containers storing up to 10 litres.
    Metal containers storing up to 20 litres.

    CORRECT STORING & SAFETY
    Consideration as to where you’re going to store fuel is also of paramount importance.
    Fuel should never be stored in your home or any living space.
    Fuel should be stored in a well ventilated, secure outbuilding as far away from any possible sources of ignition.

    Please stay safe and if you do need to store fuel please follow the previous guidelines.

    Many thanks

    Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Prevention Team[​IMG]
     
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  9. Doug99

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    I drove 150 miles from North to South Wales yesterday (a Sunday). Lots of petrol tankers on the roads and all petrol stations enroute ( A roads) had petrol with insignificant queues. It seems its only the urban/highly populated towns which are suffering shortages. All because the media has made a crisis over a couple of insignificant stations being temporarily out of fuel. :(
     
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  11. AngleEyes

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    Not to mention the government have changed the Visa entitlements to resolve (according to you) a non-existent problem.
     
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    Petrol goes out of date. During the lockdown it wasn’t used,create a crises and bingo it’s all sold before the use by date.
    There is no fuel shortage and there never has been.
    A couple of small BP stations running out of fuel doesn’t constitute a crises.
    It’s the panic buying brain dead,unintelligent,selfish idiots that have made this worse.
     
  13. JP_

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    I read today that the VISA thing is pointless wrt to fuel, as drivers need another certification to allow them to transport fuel. The government are using this crisis, one that was created by the government, by leaking the lie that there is a fuel shortage to their chums at the tabloids, to allow more immigration and have the support of the average Tory /Brexit voter at the same time. A cunning stunt.

    On the plus side, if you don't need to travel that far in the next couple of days, everything will be back to normal soon enough so might as well no panic buy.
     
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    Yes, townies. No sense at all.
     
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    I went to Asda yesterday and had to force my way into the carpark because so many people were queuing for fuel, the only way in was go drive up the wrong way and then cut across the queue. And that annoyed some people!
     
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    been out and about today in North Northumberland / Scottish Borders, filling stations all seemed normal, no queues at all. Is it really just big cities (or maybe just london) where this madness is taking place.
     
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    There were queues around here much of the weekend (large town in Cornwall), but this morning I set off about 7.30am, first garage not busy so I pulled in, no diesel, 2nd garage 1/2 mile further on, also not busy so I pulled in and bagged meself 65 quids worth of diesel, got almost a full tank now and working very locally for the next 3 or 4 weeks.
     
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