My thanks to Kerry Croxton for sending me this photo. Kerry writes:
... Thought you may find this picture interesting. it originally
appeared in my local paper (The Shropshire Star) about 30 years ago, and was recently reprinted in their section 'Remember When?' I remember seeing this chap with his horse and cart when I was a kid in the 70's.
I published the picture is Telford branch ROC (Reliant Owners Club) magazine following last year's petrol shortages, under the heading "Petrol Crisis - What Petrol Crisis?" with the caption, "Despite the legendary fuel economy of the three-wheeler, last September's petrol shortages had some car owners resorting to extreme measures! Then again some people
WILL insist on taking their car to work no matter what!!"