The only good thing we can say about high gasoline prices is that it seems to have discouraged Generals, Congressman and Senators buying their numero dos,tres,kuatro a ford expedition, land cruiser and hummers like the one driven by Vicky Tho. That aside, high gas prices are a touchy issue and, for many, are putting a crimp in our pocketbooks. Politicians, who are never shy about trying to capitalize on an issue are speaking up with ideas about who is to blame for the high prices and what should be done about it. Unfortunately, neither side of the political aisle is presenting a very accurate portrayal of the facts, and their ideas, which may be rhetorically pleasing are insufficient to address the real cause of more of our hard-earned money are being lost to the gas pump.
Who should be blamed for the high oil and gasoline prices? OPEC? The oil companies? The government? Or Bin Laden? If you chose any of those you would be wrong.We places all the blame for the current “energy crisis,” squarely on the shoulders of consumers. Why are gasoline prices so high?” My answer, “It’s the demand, stupid.” Since consumers are obviously too stupid to know how much energy consumption is right for their needs, the government must step in and use enlightened force to reduce demand and bring prices down. The real mistake came in the years after the last oil crisis, when oil prices were weak and consumers lost interest in energy conservation. Higher gas taxes and less loophole laden fuel-economy rules would have helped avert the current situation. Most of all Bayani Fernando could not find any good solution to let loose the traffic gridlock and his MMDA enforcers are all busy stopping motorist for tong collection and that contribute to traffic flows which cause motorist to idle there engine without moving.
Actually,gasoline are not that expensive if we adjust for inflation, today’s gas prices are not low, but they are not extraordinarily high. We can also be comforted by the fact that we’re not sitting in three-hour-long lines to get gasoline, as many did during the oil “crisis” of the late 1970s. typically we have more disposable income today than in the past. Annual gasoline bills are a burden portion of most people’s household bills now, and swings in gas prices are shockof a pocketbook. Of course, these factors are little comfort as we watch the numbers on the gas pump spin faster than the lemons and cherries on a Vegas slot machine, but they’re important reminders that can help us keep our high-octane outrage in check.
However,if we have been getting dizzy watching the numbers roll by on the gas-pump display,rather than the lemon and cherries in casinos, then we are better off considering a second job and trade our spouses to filthy rich in order to finance our driving habit.Maybe not, but there’s no denying that gas prices are pinching our pocketbooks.
Combining trips is one way to reduce gas costs, but there are some additional tips related to car maintenance and behind-the-wheel habits that can also help you save gas and money. We can beat high gas prices through vehicle maintenance.
Change your oil, spark plugs, and air filter regularly. And go to a repair shop if your “Check Engine” light comes on—a faulty oxygen sensor could be the cause, lowering your mileage significantly. Keep your tires properly inflated and consider replacing worn tires with low-rolling-resistance (LRR) tires. LRR tires roll more easily on the road, reducing the amount of energy needed to move the car forward. Use the grade of motor oil recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer. Motor oil that bears the American Petroleum Institute’s “Energy Conserving” performance label contains friction-reducing additives that save gas by letting your engine work more easily.These is the Tips given to me by my certified mechanic to save gas on a good performance and power engine.I share you this tips because it is hard to pedal a bicycle to work in the morning kili-kili power is deadly to environment.