Gas Prices: How High is Too High?


How high is too high when it comes to gas prices? AAA recently conducted a survey to gauge at what price motorists will adjust their driving habits.

The report states that half of U.S. adults consider gas prices to be too high when it reaches $3.44 per gallon. At that point, nearly 62 percent of Americans will change their driving habits to offset the cost.

Most drivers, over 50 percent, said they will drive less to save money, curb shopping and dining out, delay major purchases and drive more fuel-efficient cars. Few, just 15 percent, said they would start using public transportation.

The national average price for of gasoline is $3.51 per gallon, with prices varying by $1 a gallon nationwide, the report states.

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