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Van drivers go further for cheap fuel
Published:  28 April, 2011

Van drivers travel further than any other drivers to get cheaper fuel. So says a new survey from insurers Swinton Commercial.

The company quizzed 1,200 online customers and found that 45% of van drivers would drive to a forecourt for a cheaper deal even if it was not the closest one to them, compared to 31% of car drivers and 27% of motorcyclists.

The survey also found that 32% of van drivers go online to compare fuel prices and 38% make a mental note of prices when they drive past garages. A further 10% of van drivers go to the cheapest supermarket for fuel where they can claim loyalty points too.




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Weekly retail fuel prices: 11 June 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.91139.84129.74
East Midlands132.3392.90140.65129.45
London132.9159.90140.05129.95
North East131.9166.90142.69128.69
North West132.16139.14128.71
Northern Ireland131.41135.23128.69
Scotland132.6053.43139.14129.44
South East133.0962.40140.26130.11
South West132.5769.90138.60129.50
Wales132.3959.17138.83129.10
West Midlands131.91139.91129.04
Yorkshire & Humber131.5955.70141.08128.54

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