Site helps locate service stations with the cheapest gasoline prices

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July 25, 2004

If you're tired of hunting for the lowest pump prices in the neighborhood, then click on

Plug in a ZIP code and a search radius and the Web site will spit out prices for different grades at various stations as well as addresses for them. A color-coded system will tell you how long ago the information was posted and what time it was updated.

You can sort the data by price and location and find out other details about the gas station, such as whether it sells food or has a car wash.It's not a comprehensive program, however. The Web site relies on more than 90,000 volunteers to collect prices, so you might only get information on a few stations or none if there is no spotter in your neck of the woods. also provides information on fuel taxes and provides links to various articles and consumer Web sites.

- Lorene Yue, Your Money

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