Brighton residents are among the drivers who have saved the most money on fuel in the UK, a new study shows. 

Lockdown restrictions have cancelled the daily commute for millions of workers, freeing up both the roads and our budgets.

As most cars stay stationary or only get used for a quick nip to the shops, less petrol has been purchased across Britain. 

The lack of car use has slashed the price of petrol and diesel at the pumps since the start of coronavirus outbreak leading to pricing wars taking place between Tesco, Asda and Morrisons.

According to the latest data from GoCompare, London drivers have saved the most in fuel costs with more than £3billion being saved. 

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Ranked as the eleventh city, Brighton drivers have saved a colossal £160,272,328.94 in fuel since the first lockdown in March.

The study shows that £9billion was saved in total across the UK. 

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