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Concerned motorists have begun to target motorways in Wales, Essex and Devon, in a demonstration over high fuel prices.
Police have warned there could be “serious disruption throughout the day” as protesters call for a cut to fuel duty.
The action will mainly target three-lane motorways and will see convoys of vehicles driving slowly in two lanes – leaving the “fast” outside lane free.
The protests began in England and Wales shortly after 07:00 BST.
For a few minutes both carriageways of the motorway approaching the Prince of Wales Bridge, which crosses the River Severn between England and Wales, were brought to a standstill with go-slow protesters travelling east and west, accompanied by police motorcyclists.
A convoy of about 20 vehicles, accompanied by police cars, had earlier left the M4 Magor services near Caldicot in South Wales heading towards the crossing.
Avon and Somerset Police tweeted that there was a “slow-moving rolling roadblock” on the M4 heading towards the bridge from the other direction.
Devon and Cornwall Police also said it was aware of a go-slow protest heading northbound from Exeter services.
And a column of about 20 vehicles with hazard lights on joined the London-bound A12.
The average price of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts had hit 191.4p on Thursday and many are simply unable to live at these prices.