Sylvia Hui

Government, Business, Fuel

Soldiers Will Haul Fuel to Ease UK Crisis

A driver fills a car with fuel at a petrol station in London A driver fills a car with fuel at a petrol station in London Sept. 29. (Frank Augstein/Associated Press)

LONDON — The British government’s reserve tanker fleet was being deployed Sept. 29 to help deliver gasoline to empty pumps across the U.K., and military drivers will begin operating tankers in the coming days to ease the country’s fuel supply crisis, a top official said.

Sylvia Hui | Associated Press
September 29, 2021