Drivers In New York Shell Out $4 For A Gallon Of Gas

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The pain at the pump continues in New York, with gas prices reaching highs not seen since the summer of 2008.

The national average for gasoline increased for 26 straight days and New York is now the sixth state to top $4 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

WCBS 880’s Mike Xirinachs reports: Gas Prices Are Changing Driving Habits

The average price was $0.29 higher per gallon than it was only one month ago.

Drivers on Long Island lamented the price hikes and said they were changing their driving habits in response.

1010 WINS’ John Montone reports: The Numbers Keep Going Up

“I don’t drive as much. Between the taxes and the gas, it’s just getting stupid,” one woman said.

“The lease is up in a few months, and we’re downsizing,” said one driver who’s getting a different car.

Experts said expect the price of fuel to continue to rise as we enter the busy summer driving season. For some, staying off the road just isn’t an option.

“It’s not only the entertainment, but critical essential stuff that you may need. You just can not do it,” said one truck driver who’s pinching pennies to keep his tank full.

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  1. Mr.G says:

    Why can we use the oil from Alaska? No we sale the oil to other country. Hell with us. Obama does not care. He only cares about his health plan.

  2. nyc says:

    Where is all of that Iraq oil ? Remember we spent over a billion dollars liberating them ! It seems only the oil companies are making more and more money ! Washington is corrupted by high payed lobbyists !! Wake up America.

  3. Ophelia Bonzoon says:

    Yay!!!!!! I hope it hits $20.00 a gallon, even $30.00. Walk ya fat bastids and lose some weight, ya big lumps.

  4. JIM says:

    THIS IS SOMETHING OBAMA SHOULD WORRY ABOUT INSTEAD OF KADAFY I COULD CARE LESS HOW HE HANDLES HIS COUNTRY NOR ANYONE ELSE WE DON’T NEED ANY OF THEM ONE MORE YEAR AND OUT HE GOES.

  5. martin says:

    why do the prices go up when the barrel goes up, but when the barrel goes down the prices stays the same?!

  6. I DON'T WANT TO DIE IN EAST NY says:

    ALL OUR MONEY IS GOING OVERSEAS…..THANKS OBAMA !!!

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