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VIDEO VAULT: Remember when we thought paying $1.50 for gas was bad

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Posted at 11:40 AM, Mar 23, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-23 12:08:12-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - In March 2000, drivers in Central Virginia were upset when gas prices hit $1.50 a gallon. Twelve year later we're paying nearing $4.00 a gallon.

My favorite line in this piece comes courtesy the second woman in the story, identified as Hart Barnes, who said, "Once it [gas prices] reach $2, people are going to have to get their grandpa and grandma's horse and buggy."

I wonder what she's driving now...

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