Good Day Utah


High fuel prices affecting drivers’ behavior

Posted at 8:09 AM, May 24, 2012

With gas prices at near records levels, many people are driving less and contemplating a move to a smaller, more fuel-efficient car.

According to Consumer Reports, 37 percent of Americans say when they shop for their next car, fuel economy will be their top consideration.

Good Day Utah spoke with Consumer Reports Deputy Auto Editor Jeff Bartlett on Thursday about how high fuel prices are affecting drivers' behavior and purchasing decisions.