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Survey Shows Motorists will Change Habits when Gas Reaches $350 a Gallon

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn.- How much will rising gas prices affect your driving habits? According to a new survey, quite a bit.

A new AAA survey said motorists will make money-saving changes if prices pass $3.50 a gallon.

Almost 1 in 4 drivers said they will make big changes in order to save money if gas gets that high. However, about 1 in 3 drivers said they will not make changes until prices reach $4 to $4.50 a gallon. The survey found most will cut back on eating out and shopping for pleasure.

When asked who they blame for the rise at the pump, the majority of motorists said it was the oil companies.