ANOTHER brawl has broken out in a petrol queue as a clueless motorist attempted to fill a bin bag with fuel.
Men in hi-vis uniforms began wrestling each other in broad daylight in front of other drivers who were waiting to fill up in Enfield, North London.
The workers threw punches at two other men in the middle of a busy road, before one of them removed his shirt.
They can be heard screaming at each other, with one saying “you didn’t need it” and the others shouting “come on” as drivers honk their horns at them.
Two women then attempted to break up the fight, with one shouting “back off” before getting between the group of men.
Drivers have been pictured filling up multiple jerry cans across the country, which have spiked a shortage of the receptacle.
Another wrong-headed driver attempted to fill a bucket lined with a bin bag with petrol at a station which had a £35 limit on fuel at a Shell forecourt.
He was seen adjusting his facemask before they appeared to prepare to remove the bin bag from the bucket and take it with them.
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Their attempt to get fuel is both illegal and dangerous, with users who spotted the video concerned that both the bag and bucket would dissolve.
The footage comes as a woman was mocked online for filling up a water bottle with the petrol, and a man threatened another motorist with a knife.
An ambulance was also left stranded for four hours after it broke down and recovery trucks had no fuel to reach it.
The incident left a vulnerable patient unable to get to hospital in North Wales for an appointment.
It comes as Britain's petrol crisis could last for another month even if drivers stop panic buying now, with Boris Johnson hatching plans to save Christmas.
Industry chiefs said it will take weeks to restock fuel stations which have been virtually drained dry by days of mass panic from motorists.
Boris Johnson insisted the six-day crisis is now "stabilising" and played down fears that the hit to supply chains will affect Christmas.
He urged Brits to stop panic buying and start acting "in a normal way" again as he unveiled plans to boost the number of lorry drivers available.
Soldiers will start driving tankers to the forecourts from the end of this week but there are fears that won't be enough to return things to normal.
'PANIC BUYING CRISIS'
Desperate Brits queued throughout the night once more with school buses being cancelled and blood deliveries stopped due to lack of supplies.
There were reports of more fights on forecourts, with a third of London black cabs now said to be off the road with empty tanks.
Throughout the crisis ministers have insisted there's no shortage of petrol in the country.
Yesterday the PM insisted he is working hard to address the problems sparked by a shortage of HGV drivers.
He blamed the panic buying crisis in part on a "slightly misleading" briefing about the lack of truckers that sparked an "understandable surge in public demand".
And he added: "We’re now starting to see the situation improve. We’re hearing from the fuel industry that supplies are coming on to the forecourts in the usual way.
"We want to make sure we have all the preparations necessary to get through to Christmas and beyond, not just in supplying the petrol stations but in all parts of our economy.
We want to make sure we have all the preparations necessary to get through to Christmas and beyond.
"You’re seeing the global economy sucking in a huge amount of demand for gas, for lorry drivers. We’ve got to make sure that we have everything in place.
"I would really urge everybody to go about their business in the normal way and fill up in the normal way when you really need it."
Up to 300 troops are now available to be deployed to help ease the supply crisis if necessary by driving lorries.
They're all qualified to get behind the wheel but may still need three days' training to learn how to fill up petrol stations.
Ministers are also fast-tracking three-month visas for 5,000 truckers from abroad to help plug gaps in the UK's shortage.
But industry chiefs warned the sticking plaster solution is "too little, too late" amid fears many drivers from the continent won't want to come anyway.
There is also a massive backlog of 54,000 HGV licence applications at the DVLA which will take at least two months to clear.
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