NTA consider sending food parcels to the South coast as the Rising cost of diesel forces drivers to quit
NTA consider sending food parcels to the South coast as the Rising cost of diesel forces drivers to quit Categories: Uncategorized by admin Tweet VERY HARD’: Taxi driver Azzedine Lemhazem at Bournemouth train station THE rising cost of diesel is hitting Dorset’s motorists hard, with the average cost of petrol now 138.32p a litre. And those whose livelihoods depend on the price at the pumps say they are being forced out of the market as a result of the spiralling costs. Taxi driver Azzedine Lemhazem, who rents a space at Bournemouth railway station, said some journeys are not worth the expense of petrol. “Everyone is struggling,” he said. “At the moment, it is quiet already, and when we have to pay rent and for diesel, what’s left for you? Last week, I had £165 for myself. I’m living day-to-day.” Mr Lemhazem, who drives to Bournemouth from his home in Salisbury each day, sa...