FUEL PRICES have dipped again, falling by 4p last month according to RAC Fuel Watch data, while diesel shed 5p per litre during August.
The falls mean diesel is still cheaper than petrol, and that drivers are now paying £2-£2.60 less to fill up an average-sized family car than they were at the start of last month.
According to the RAC's data, the welcome reduction in price has come on the back of 'a dramatic reduction' in the price of oil. From a consistent $60 per barrel it reached as low as $41.87 on August 24.
RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said: “We thought July had been a good month for motorists but August proved to be better still due to world oil prices reaching their lowest since February 2009. In January we saw oil go down to $45 but then recover to around the $60-a-barrel mark whe...