79ECB45C81F64C83A0C274155F9092D0That is, of course, the average — which means it’s more if you have to use your car a lot, or need a truck or van for work or hauling kids. Explains the huge increase in popularity of motorcycles and scooters in urban environs.

Last time gasoline sucked up this much of the household budget was 1983, when the nation was still recovering from the gas crisis.

But then again, he told you energy prices would “necessarily skyrocket” under his plan.