Forecourt Trader - 30 years at the heart of the fuel retailing community

France bans alcohol at petrol stations

18 February, 2008
The sale of alcohol from French petrol stations is to be banned in a new campaign against drink drivers that includes the permanent confiscation of their vehicles for a second offence, according to a report in The Times. Petrol retailers were said to be angered by a measure that is part of a
package to bring down road deaths to 3,000 a year from the current 4,600. The report said wine, beer and spirits have long been sold at filling stations, and forecourt owners said they would face bankruptcy because drink represented about 60% of their non-fuel sales.An executive from oil company Total was quoted as saying that the measure should therefore also apply to supermarkets which are responsible for the sale of 60% of fuel sales in France.



My Account

You are not logged in.
  • Weekly
    Retail
  • Weekly
    wholesale
  • Daily
    Average
Weekly retail fuel prices: 27 January 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East133.29140.45128.61
East Midlands132.8068.90141.21128.31
London132.86142.29128.87
North East131.34142.22126.69
North West131.97140.37127.47
Northern Ireland129.69133.33125.58
Scotland132.51139.19127.39
South East133.6771.90141.39128.99
South West132.7067.90139.47128.02
Wales131.93136.73127.28
West Midlands132.5564.80141.05128.17
Yorkshire & Humber131.8760.90140.55127.54

Most read

As Brexit day finally arrives at the end of January, are you expecting any negative impact on your forecourt business through leaving the EU?

Digital Edition