Gas prices are fortunately starting to go down and the AAA fuel gauge report shows that the national average is around $3.50 a gallon. Some forecasters are predicting that the price will continue to drop another 25-30 cents over the rest of the summer and will begin to rise again once we reach hurricane season.
However, even with the gas prices dropping, people are still not buying cars. Instead, consumers are developing better gas-saving habits for increased fuel efficiency. CBS Moneywatch has some recommendations for longer fuel life, which includes slowing down, avoiding tail-gating, not putting luggage on top of the car for long trips and maintaining proper tire pressure.
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