AAA study: Drivers are changing their habits because of high gas prices

Although gas prices are currently on the down swing compared to what they were a few weeks ago, drivers in Connecticut say it's still impacting their daily lives, and many are choosing now to drive as often.

News 12 Staff

Jul 27, 2022, 11:14 PM

Updated 715 days ago

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A new study from AAA has found that drivers are changing their habits because of high gas prices.
Although gas prices are currently on the down swing compared to what they were a few weeks ago, drivers in Connecticut say it's still impacting their daily lives, and many are choosing now to drive as often.
The AAA study says that 64% of adult drivers are making significant changes to their lifestyles because of the price at the pump.
The study mentions the top three lifestyle changes to offset gas prices are driving less, combining errands and reducing shopping or dining out.
Driver's News 12 spoke with say if gas prices go up again, they'll continue to make more changes.
"Selling my vehicle and getting a small vehicle, definitely because yeah, it’s too much and I have a big family and that's not easy," said one driver.


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