The Asda supermarkets have announced a cut of 1p on the liter of petrol, forcing other chains to follow the lead. This follows cuts last week.
A spokesman for the AA said: "There was lot of concern that the price of petrol would increase in the run up to conflict in the Gulf so the fact it is falling is very positive. It is also typical of the supermarkets to be leading the way in the UK."
An Asda spokesperson said: "We wanted to pass on the continuing fall in the price of crude to our customers as soon as possible."