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Posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008 10:00 pm

You might have noticed that the era of cheap oil and cheap gas is long gone.

Just when we finally got used to the idea of the $3 gallon, experts predict that we'll be seeing the $4 gallon sometime this summer.

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  • posted at 6:26 pm on Sat, Apr 5, 2008.


    Audi 5000 11:58 AM: Your chance of experiencing a roll over out numbers the chance I'll be squashed in my sedan.

  • posted at 7:45 pm on Thu, Apr 3, 2008.


    Proud hummer driver here! it's worth $600 a month in gas to be a cool mom!

  • posted at 11:39 am on Thu, Apr 3, 2008.


    As far as "nerdmobiles" go, I highly recommend the Nissan Altima Hybrid. It looks good and is fun to drive with more "get up and go" than one would expect. We are, however, anxiously awaiting the release of the Ford F150 Hybrid. Supposedly, it will get 60 miles to the gallon by utilizing the hydraulic system to retain more energy instead of relying solely on a battery pack, such as in use now for the passenger cars like the Prius, Altima, Camry, etc.

  • posted at 6:58 am on Thu, Apr 3, 2008.


    I'll pay a little extra in gas to be safe in my large SUV. Scooter, Geo, Prism, or any other Nerdmobile v. SUV, I like my chances.

  • posted at 5:04 am on Thu, Apr 3, 2008.


    I ride my Bike to work, This way we can put gas in my husband's truck so he can get to work. we try to save anyway we can, I only have to watch out for the people driving, No one likes to stop at Marked crosswalks anymore, But it is my choise to do this,

  • posted at 2:38 am on Thu, Apr 3, 2008.


    Ahh, so that dude on the scooter is the one holding up the traffic on Lower Sac. Here are the commuters I really hate, you know the ones who will never move over when they are in the fast lane and doing 71 mph on NB 99. Hey idiots get a clue. Moreover, just because you can't speak english doesn't mean you cannot understand the posted speed limits, ohh wait does it??
    You know the dirty mini vans with quas--flashy rims who have about 20 heads in the car just puttin' along in the fast lane doing 55.

  • posted at 2:35 am on Thu, Apr 3, 2008.


    You can use any other means to drive but i will still drive my car. If you want to save on gas just plan your trips. one day out of the week for shopping for food. no, driving around shopping, know where you are going. before going out check the internet for you best route and where you can save on gas. too many people get fast food in the drive-in. that is a waste of gas. either make your food at home or park the car and go in to the resturant to order dinner.

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