Fuel reaches 18-month high
The cost of filling up your bike has reached an 18-month high, confused. com’s Fuel Price index has revealed. The average price for fuel in the UK is now 126.5p a litre, meaning it would now costs over £22 for an 18-litre fill-up, a rise of 1.7p in the last week. The last time it was this expensive was November 2016.
The reason behind the rise is because of stockpiling by distributors due to tensions in the Middle East which has fuelled average increases over the last year. Bikers in the North East have seen the biggest changes over the past 12 months, with petrol increasing 4.6p year-on-year, to 122.5p a litre, on average. However, it is motorists in the South East who will have to pay out the most to fill their tanks, paying 123.6p.