Sonora, CA — More and more drivers say the rising cost of gas is putting them in a financial bind.
Nearly two-thirds of those answering an Associated Press AOL poll say they´re going to be facing hardships in the next six months because of soaring gas prices.
Gas and Crude oil prices reached record highs Friday and there is no sign of relief any time soon.
The American Automobile Association says gas in California has climbed to a record $2.72 and stunned consumers say they are really starting to feel the pinch.
Oil industry analysts attribute the spiraling fuel and oil costs to several things, including greater demand and fluctuations in refinery outputs.