Uninsured driving is a serious matter in the eyes of the government, but perhaps none more so than for UK officials. In fact, some government authorities from across the pond would like to prohibit gas stations from letting those people fill up their tanks.
While public transportation was the primary way Americans got around in the 1940s, the boom in car ownership eventually meant fewer people on subways and buses. But thanks to high gas prices and an improving economy, that seems to be changing.
Turmoil in the Middle East is nothing new. Gas prices going up is nothing new. What is new is the possibility that we could be looking at prices at the pump lurking in the neighborhood of $5 a gallon by the summer. And that’s painful.
With the average price of gas approaching four dollars a gallon, the question becomes whether Americans are going to start to seriously changing their current driving habits and vacation plans, in light of this hike.
Remember the summer of 2008 when the highest gas prices on record occurred and the price for a gallon of fuel hit $4.11? Hate to break this to yah, but a warm winter and tensions in the Middle East have some analysts predicting current prices will top $4 by this spring — and could even climb as…
If it seems like it’s costing more and more to fill up your gas tank, it’s not just your imagination. On average, a gallon of fuel costs 22 cents more than it did at this time last year. Worse yet, experts think it’ll climb higher still.
Hawaii has become the first state in the Union to have its statewide average for a gallon of regular gas top $4. That frightening watermark has also hit San Francisco, although California's statewide average is still in the high $3 range.