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How to make a tank of petrol go further

Labour is urging the chancellor George Osborne to use next week's Budget to ease the pressure on car drivers.

It is calling on the government to reverse the increase in VAT which has helped push the price of petrol up to as much as £1.40 a litre.

But apart from touring Britain looking for the best deals at the petrol pump is there anything that motorists can do to help themselves?

Graham Satchell reports.

  • 14 Mar 2011