May 17, 2012 18:39 BST New research from Green Flag shows that 4.6 million (13 per cent) motorists have been driving on empty in the last three months. Green Flag has termed these drivers ‘Vapour trailers,’ motorists that risk running out of fuel by regularly driving with the petrol warning light flashing. In the past 12 months, a staggering 1.4 million (4 per cent) motorists have run out of fuel whilst on the road.
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May 04, 2012 13:46 BST Green Flag breakdown predicts significantly lower call-outs this May Day weekend compared to last year’s bank holiday. With the likelihood of bad weather and the continued pressure on household budgets as a result of rising fuel prices, we may see a bank holiday without the traditional levels of congestion and traffic jams.
Mar 08, 2012 08:43 GMT To coincide with planned demonstrations calling for Chancellor George Osborne to reduce petrol prices by 5p per litre, Green Flag has calculated the estimated saving for British households if this discount were to be implemented.