This has been a tough year for those who drive fossil fuel-powered vehicles. Oil and gas prices have been painfully high for months, forcing many to seek out alternative forms of transportation, like biking or the city bus.
Although they may spend countless dollars on fuel over the course of a year, few people ever stop to truly calculate how much money it takes to keep their gas guzzlers running.
In the following infographic from Mint.com, you can see which states have the most fuel-conscious drivers, and which states are spending millions to pump toxic emissions into the air. Where does your state rank?
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