• Twice, and it sucked. Now I'm always looking at that damn gas gauge!
  • I've never run out of gas with my own car, but I was with a buddy once and we ran out of gas 1/4 of the way over the George Washington Bridge in NYC. We were young and didn't care too much, but the backed up traffic was really pissed off.
  • Never, but I am about to. Like REALLY. I still have to drive my kids to school in the morning before the bank opens... I hope we don't end up walking. The bank is 5 miles away...
  • I have run out of gas at least 5 times that I can remember, although most of those times were when I was in college, and broke as hell, and would thus put off getting gas if it meant using up my beer money...... My worst running out of gas story, however, was a few years back, when I ran out of gas smack dab in the middle of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel.....during rush hour...on a Friday. I have never been so hated by complete strangers in my entire life. Luckily the nice tunnel authority people came with a tow truck, pulled my sorry sad sack of an ass out of there before the mob turned ugly, and gave me a free gallon of gas. I haven't run out of gas since.
  • Once was all it took. Same thing for locking my keys in the car
  • I've never run out of gas while driving but often suffer from abdominal gas while driving.
  • probably more than ten times over the many years I've driven. Twice this past month
  • My wife will often wait until the warning light comes on before stopping for gas. It drives me crazy!
  • never. The car does 565 between drinks the light comes on with 60 till empty.I liked my old truck better it did over 900.
  • Never happened to me, but it has happened to other people in my family a few times.
  • I personally have never run out of gasoline but have come close a few times. One thing about running out of gas is with a gas can you can carry some gas to your car and get it going. Try that with an electric car.
  • Not in a car but in an airplane. I was flying home at night with some friends and my wife across Texas. I knew I was going to pick up some head wind but not as much as I ran into. I even stopped once to top off the tanks. I had about 130 miles to go and had a half tank of fuel in both tanks, more than enough to get home on. I wasn't watching the time that close but glanced at the fuel gages, they were both rocking off empty. I looked for a rotating beacon and gently turned towards it. I was flying at 9500'. As it turned out I landed at Tyler, Texas safely. When the fuel truck man filled the tanks he told me he put 5 gallons in the left tank before he splashed gas on gas and the right tank there was barely enough gas to splash. I had about 15 minutes of fuel left. After fueling we took off and landed at home about an hour later. This taught me a good lesson, watch my time and land for fuel every 3 hours when the plane carries enough fuel for 4 hours of flight. It was the first time to fly this airplane on a long cross country flight.
  • Just 1 time. I've learned the best preventative measure for running out of gas is to simply fill it up every time it gets below 1/2 a tank, instead of waiting until your running on fumes to visit a gas station.

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