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03/22/05 - East Texas

Truck Drivers Feeling Gas Prices

Ron Wagner, truck driver Ron Wagner, truck driver

by Jessica Cervantez

Gas prices continue to climb and that is having a big impact on those who have jobs where driving is a must.

Truck drivers use a lot of gas. That means any price increase hits hard. With prices already at more than two dollars per gallon area drivers are hoping for some relief.

Ron Wagner, a truck driver, said, "It's having a big affect on us, I carry produces and we have to pass that price on to the consumer."

For the 18-year driver to fill up his tank it now takes between $400 and $500.

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