Panic-buying blamed for problems at petrol forecourts.
The UK health secretary Sajid Javid insists the fuel situation is 'stabilising' in most parts of the country - and the military is being deployed as a 'precaution'.
Army tanker drivers will start delivering petrol to forecourts across Britain from Monday.
It follows panic-buying which has forced many sites to close.
Labour's shadow transport secretary Jim McMahon says the UK government's been too slow to act.