Gas Prices

Websites Offer Gas Calculators For Specific Road Trips

Looking for ways to save on that spring break trip? CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, there are websites that can help you decide.


Gas Prices

Gas Prices Expected To Continue Rising Through Mid-May

An expert says just as the Chicago-area’s shattering weather records, we could soon set less pleasant records – the highest gas prices.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Down, But Still Over $4

Prices at the pump are down slightly after 27 straight days of increases, but it’s not going to provide much relief.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

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Gas Prices Hit Record High For January

January is typically a month when gas prices are low, but that is not the case this year.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

O'Hare Security Line

More Travel, But Fewer Flyers, This Holiday Season

The roads will be busier, and the airports less crowded, for the upcoming holiday travel season.

WBBM Newsradio–12/14/2011

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Gas Prices Dropping Across Chicago Area

Gas prices are dropping in the Chicago area and surrounding counties, but prices are still higher than they were at this time a year ago.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

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Gas Prices Up In Chicago Again

Once again, you’re paying more to fill your tank.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2011

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Road Travel Expected To Increase For Labor Day Weekend

Where are you going over the Labor Day weekend? AAA says the majority of us won’t be going very far.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Travel Expected To Drop For Labor Day Weekend

It’s summer’s last fling but this year, one projection indicates fewer of us will be travelling for the Labor Day weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–08/25/2011

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Fewer People Hitting The Road For 4th Of July

Fewer people will be hitting the road this 4th of July holiday weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–07/01/2011

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Gas Prices Plummeting Across Chicago Area

After months of sticker shock and pain at the pump, drivers are finally getting a little relief.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Dan Ryan Expressway

High Gas Prices Taking Toll On July 4 Travel

Higher gas costs are taking a toll on travel for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.

WBBM Newsradio–06/22/2011

Texting And Driving Simulators

Teens Get Eye-Opening Warning About Texting And Driving

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has this look at what is being done to send a message to teens that they’re risking their lives when they text and drives.

CBS 2–05/09/2011

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Gasoline Thefts On Rise In Suburbs

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Chicagoland is hovering just above $4 a gallon, and that has led to reports of gasoline siphoning in some suburbs.


Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Cost Of Owning A Car Way Up

It’s getting more expensive to own a car.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Gas Pumping

Gas Prices Expected To Hit $5 By Memorial Day

We’ve been hearing about it for weeks, and now, experts say $5 per gallon gas is almost certain by Memorial Day.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

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Gas Prices Highest Ever For Time Of Year

Gasoline prices in Illinois are the highest they’ve ever been for this time of year, with no relief in sight.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

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Gas Prices Spike In Chicago, Average $3.10 Gallon

Gas prices have spiked in Chicago in the past week, and the falling dollar and the rising cost of oil are to blame, experts say.


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Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Increase This Year

The number of Americans traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday will increase 11.4 percent from last year, according to the AAA auto club.


A Drowsy Driver Runs Off The Road. (credit: AAA)

Study Explores Risks Of Drowsy Driving

Many American drivers are asleep at the wheel — literally. That’s according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study which found drowsy drivers played a role in nearly 17 percent of fatal crashes.