How to Ease the Pain at the Pump

At these prices, it pays to be up on your gasoline facts. Here are some myths, old standbys, and new ideas to get you on the road to saving

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With crude-oil prices hitting record levels and gasoline prices in some markets heading toward $4 a gallon, the pain at the pump is getting severe for anyone who gets behind the wheel. Even President George W. Bush is taking notice. On Apr. 25, he announced a four-point plan to curtail the rise in gas prices, including a temporary halt in deposits to the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

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