Petrol stations lose millions of euro each year due to ‘drive-offs’

Many forecourt operators are reluctant to talk about the problem because they feel it would make the issue more widespread

21st July, 2019

Petrol stations are losing millions of euro a year due to ‘drive-offs’, with many forecourt operators reluctant to talk about the problem because they feel it would make the issue more widespread.

Documentation supplied to Minister for Transport Shane Ross by the Irish Petrol Retailers Association (IPRA), and seen by The Sunday Business Post, has outlined that Ireland’s petrol stations lose over €2.5 million a year due to customers driving off without paying...

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