UK petrol crisis – level 1

07-10-2021 07:00

Many gas stations in the UK have no petrol or gas. The situation is very serious last week. Drivers wait in long lines before the stations.

There are not enough truck drivers in the UK. Many truck drivers have problems with visas. This is after the UK leaves the EU. Foreign drivers do not work in the UK anymore. The government says that foreign drivers will get special visas.

Gas stations use their petrol reserves now. Reserves are for emergency situations. Soldiers are ready to help. They can drive trucks. Experts say that the situation can go many weeks.

Difficult words: gas station (a place where drivers buy petrol, gas, or fuel), visa (a document which says that someone can come in or leave a country), foreign (from another country).

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