Petrol prices could rise to £1 a litre within weeks because of global instability, a lack of supply and refinery problems, experts have warned.
The AA is calling for an independent inquiry by the Transport Select Committee into rising prices and tight supplies of petrol and diesel. http://static.sky.com/images/pictures/1506816.jpg
Prices have been rising steadily
The body says motorists are feeling "helpless".
Average prices have climbed to up to 96.5p a litre for unleaded petrol and 97.1p for diesel, according to its monthly survey.
Petrol started the year at 88.32p, and its lowest price this year was on February 1 when it was 86.0p a litre - a price last seen in June 2005.