verage petrol costs exceed £1.70 per litre for the primary time, new figures present.
The common worth of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts on Tuesday was 170.4p, in line with knowledge agency Experian Catalist.
Diesel additionally reached a file excessive of 181.4p per litre.
This time final yr, petrol was 129.0p per litre, with diesel at 131.3p per litre.
RAC gas spokesman Simon Williams stated the worth of petrol has reached “one other unlucky landmark”.