Orlando Lopez fills a gas can at a Shell gas station where, at $4.199 a gallon, the price is among the highest in the area, Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue, Wash. In the ... more 
Orlando Lopez fills a gas can at a Shell gas station where, at $4.199 a gallon, the price is among the highest in the area, Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue, Wash. In the U.S., gas pump prices have climbed for 35 straight days even though industry surveys show Americans have started to drive less. Lopez said that, because of escalating gas prices, he is "one hundred percent certain" that he will buy a Prius next year to replace his current SUV. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elaine Thompson
Tue, Apr 26, 2011 4:42 PM EDT