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why dont people stop driving until gas gets lowered?

i here everyone complaining about gas price, well then stop driving right?

Asked By: Josh Shep - 2/20/2007
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That isn't a viable solution for a lot of people especially in our fast paced world where our public transportation system isn't nearly as viable or present as it is in Europe. Many people live miles and miles away from where they work. It isn't feasible to get up 3 hours before work so you can walk or bike all the... More
Answered By: Evan - 2/20/2007
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I'm now taking public transportation to work...
Answered By: sarge927 - 2/20/2007
 
Too many people in the world need cars to commute distances too far to be covered on bicycles. It would be stupid to stop using gas because not everyone would. If you want to stop driving and have no life, no job, and no friends, go ahead, be my guest.
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Answered By: Alex F - 2/20/2007
 
The thing is if people stop driving they won't be able to get places they'd normally have to go... More
Answered By: I want my iOLD! mtv - 2/20/2007
 
go ahead. I think prices are ok.. Gas was 2.00 a gallon in 1978.. soda was 25 cents now gas 2.07 and soda 1.25.
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Answered By: Pedro S - 2/20/2007
 
Everyone needs to drive. To work, school, grocery store, etc. There isn't much chance of getting every person in even one city to not drive for even one day. They've got us by the... So we're basically screwed. That is until someone actually lowers them, but who will... More
Answered By: dicanus1 - 2/20/2007
 
For the most part, America has evolved from an agrarian society to a manufacturing / service economy. Not many decades ago, Americans worked at home or close to home. Because higher paying jobs are now found in larger cities, people travel an average of 35 minutes just to get to work, or a little over 20 miles each... More
Answered By: merlins_new_apprentice - 2/20/2007
 
Right! But people are lazy, and must have the status symbol.
Answered By: Bigdog - 2/20/2007
 
if it were only that simple
Answered By: snide64 - 2/20/2007
 
I put £280 of fuel in my truck every day; most of the cost being fuel tax. If I ran on second-hand, refined cooking-oil, it would cost about £40. Don't blame it on the price of oil, blame the government!
Answered By: musonic - 2/20/2007
 
they should only do there business and avoid unneccessary driving
Answered By: jerry - 2/22/2007
 
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