US motorists keep driving despite high pump prices

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NEW YORK, March 21 (Reuters) - U.S. drivers have so far kept fueling their cars without any major grumbling, despite the hardship of record high gasoline prices, according to industry sources and consumer advocates. The reason may be America's famously resilient love affair with the open road that makes fuel demand almost impervious to price. But analysts have added that lower costs for other driving-related needs and a sense that U.S pump prices are lower than they are overseas. "So ...

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