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Site allows drivers to lock in gas prices

July 1, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A new way to ease the extreme pain at the pumps is catching on across the country.MyGallons.com is an online gas membership club. Drivers pay a fee to join and can then purchase gas in bulk, locking in the rate at the time of purchase.

Drivers pre-buy fuel based on their zip codes, banking gallons of gas on a special card they swipe at the pumps.

Since its launch in January, about 2,000 people have signed up for the service nationwide.


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