Food truck owners in all 50 states are now faced with pain at the pump, as the price for a gallon of regular gas exceeds $3.
Sticker shock is due in part to increasing oil prices, and those states even near refineries and large oil fields are feeling the pinch as well, according to 24/7 Wall St.
Residents in New York, California and six other states account for 20 percent of the U.S. population and are accustomed to paying more than $3.50 a gallon, according to research from GasBuddy.com.
Typical oil-rich states and those near the Gulf of Mexico reaped the benefits of gas prices below $3 in previous months; however, 13 states, including Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, are now paying in the ballpark of $3 to $3.10 a gallon.
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