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Gasoline Pinch to Grind on for Weeks With Truck Shortage

  • About half of stations in South Carolina, Georgia without fuel
  • Flow on Colonial out of Houston at less than half of capacity
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Colonial Restarts Gas Pipeline Following Cyberattack
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Drivers encountering fuel shortages in parts of the U.S. East and South may find it takes weeks before supply levels return to normal.

Now that Colonial Pipeline Co. has resumed deliveries that were halted for nearly a week by a cyberattack, the industry is facing a new logistics problem on top of the lack of available fuel: not enough truck drivers to transport gasoline and diesel from distribution hubs to retail outlets.