Truck driver shortage leads to gas hunt in Canon City, Pueblo


A QuickTrip connivence store has bags on their pumps as the station has no gas, Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Kennesaw, Ga. Colonial Pipeline, which delivers about 45% of the fuel consumed on the East Coast, halted operations last week after revealing a cyberattack that it said had affected some of its systems. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

PUEBLO, Colo. — AAA Colorado said there is a national truck driver shortage therefore pumps at gas stations in Pueblo and Canon City had many out-of-service covers or notes on them Friday.

It’s part of a national trend, according to AAA Colorado. There is NOT a gas shortage, but not enough drivers to get it to locations in southern Colorado.

A FOX21 viewer said Shells were out of gas in Pueblo and that there was long lines at 711 on Abriendo.

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