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Petrol stations close nationally as HGV driver crisis worsens

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HGV driver shortages has impacted fuel deliveries nationally, forcing some petrol stations to close.

BP have said they have two thirds of normal stock levels and have had to close a "handful" of petrol stations. Exxon Mobil, who provide Tesco Alliance's fuel, have said that a "small number" of petrol forecourts have been impacted.

Ministers are under pressure to solve the crisis, facing calls to ease immigration rules as an emergency measure to attract HGV drivers from overseas.

It is thought there are 100,000 drivers needed to meet the demand in the........

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