“Don’t all phone in and complain that I’m driving a diesel car, I am driving a diesel car,” she explained.
“And now I’m thinking, ‘Well, when the petrol gets below half, what about getting back [to Norfolk]?
“I think people are behaving the way they normally do, and anyway, the Government knew months ago that they weren’t enough HGV drivers.
Ruth added: “Oil companies are saying it’s not a petrol shortage, it’s a shortage of HGV drivers.”
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