7 Tips For How To Save Money On Gasoline

By Dave Carpenter

Steve Spencer, who owns Spencer Construction, buys gas for his work truck Thursday, February 23, 2012 at Miller's Sunoco, Chambersburg, Pa. With gas prices increasing sharply in the first several weeks of the year, forecasts say 2012 could be a record-breaking year. (AP Photo/Public Opinion, Markell DeLoatch)

CHICAGO (AP) – Spikes in gasoline prices occur so regularly that ways to combat them should be almost second nature to car owners.

But the latest surge brings worries of the highest price yet at the pumps, underscoring the urgency of really following up on those money-saving moves this time.

The average price for regular gasoline has jumped to $3.76 a gallon nationwide, up 28.5 cents since Feb. 1, and already tops $4 in some markets. It may be on pace to shatter the all-time record of $4.11 in July 2008 by next month, according to some experts.

Could $5 gas loom in the not-too-distant future?

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