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Fuel hike unlikely to scale back Easter road use - AA

18 April 2019 8:41 AM
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Layton Beard of the Automobile Association talks to Lester Kiewit about whether people are roadtripping less.

Layton Beard of the Automobile Association talks to Lester Kiewit about how fuel hikes may affect this Easter weekend's road use.

The data is suggesting there is another fuel price hike on the cards.

Layton Beard, Spokesperson - Automobile Association

It will likely only effect petrol with a 56 cent a litre increase. Diesel may decrease by 5 cents, he says.

I don't think it's going to be good news.

Layton Beard, Spokesperson - Automobile Association

I don't think it will have a significant impact on Easter traffic.

Layton Beard, Spokesperson - Automobile Association

People will probably still go on planned holiday trips, he says, and religious trips such as the religious pilgrimage to Moria outside Polokwane in Limpopo is unlikely to be affected.

The fuel increase impact will be felt in the long run in all sectors.

Layton Beard, Spokesperson - Automobile Association

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