We just posted a few pieces on our gas shortage and why you need to use premium if your car calls for it. Here is a follow up we just read over on The Car Connection. As Colin Mathews put it “Could this Southeast phenomenon be a chilling harbinger of energy crises yet to come?”
Georgia and North Carolina commuters are being forced to telecommute, take public transit, carpool, or wait in 15+ minute lines due to the most significant fuel shortages since Presidents Carter and Nixon. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration and the American Petroleum Institute, by way of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, hurricanes Gustav and Ike bear the main responsibility.