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Gasoline Prices

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, gas prices are up 11%, increasing from $3.29 in mid-December 2011 to $3.65 by mid-February 2012.  The average driver is expected to pay about $20 extra per month in gas expenses.

Follow these tips to save fuel and money!

  • Drive Sensibly
  • Observe the Speed Limit
  • Remove Excess Weight from Your Car
  • Avoid Excessive Idling
  • Maintain Your Engine Properly Tuned
  • Keep Your Tires Properly Inflated
  • Use Recommended Grade of Motor Oil
  • Visit the U.S. Department of Energy's website  http://www.fueleconomy.gov to find the  cheapest gas

Maryland does not have a price gouging law but the Office of Consumer Protection can investigate complaints about deceptive advertising.  Submit a complaint to us here:   Complaint Form

If you believe that you were not given the right amount of gas, contact Maryland Department of Agriculture -  Weights and Measures Section at 410.841.5790.

Also, if the price on the sign does not match the price at the pump, contact OCP or the Comptroller of Maryland  -  Enforcement Division at 410.260.7388.

 

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