By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Mar 02, 2008 at 5:16 AM

Recently, consumers were floored to see gas prices top $3 per gallon, and now, it’s possible that in the not-so-distant future prices will hit $4 a gallon. The spiked cost of fuel will certainly affect consumer prices on lots of goods, but will the increase affect how much you drive your vehicle on a daily basis?

Families and individuals might second-guess road trips, but will $4 a gallon make you drastically change your lifestyle? Will you take advantage of public transportation or carpooling? Will you consider buying a smaller vehicle? Will you go out less? Or will you simply suck it up and pay at the pump?

Sound-off, Milwaukee!

Nope, increased gas prices will not affect my routine. As much as I hate to pay even more money for gasoline, I really don’t think it will affect my routine very much. After all, there’s no way to avoid driving to work or to the grocery store, and I really don’t want to curb my social life just because gas prices increase. It’s still only $4 a gallon, which is a lot less than prices in other parts of the world.

Yes, increased gas prices will affect my life. I am seriously considering making some changes with this impending increase in fuel prices. I will somehow, some way consume less gas because I cannot afford to pay $4 a gallon for gas.