Gas prices reached all-time highs this week in California, where per-gallon prices skyrocketed to more nearly $6 in some areas.
The statewide average price for a gallon of regular rose steadily over the past few weeks to $4.68. At a station in Los Angeles’ Mid Wilshire District, on Monday, a gallon of regular was $5.99. A gallon of premium gas at the station was $6.59.
So, what’s a frugal driver to do with holiday travel season on the road ahead? Here are some tips, including car maintenance advice and fuel-saving driving habits, from AAA to help your car’s fuel economy.
Start by Checking Your Car’s Tires
It’s something drivers should do regularly anyway — after all, that’s where the rubber meets the road. Beyond making safety sense, properly inflated tires can help save fuel. A low tire increases the amount of fuel used. Look on the inside of your car’s door panel to find the correct PSI. Modern…