Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Who hasn't experienced this? Running errands and you forget to fill up - your gas gauge is on E - and you're not sure where to find the best deal on gas close to you?
How often does it happen?
You're life is so busy every day that you don't realize you need gas until your needle is on E and you've got two choices: Take the first stop you see and deal with the price you pay - or try to make it to a gas station you know and hope the fumes holds out?
The Gas-Buddy app tells you where the cheapest gas is wherever you are, it can be sorted by price or distance, and you can see on the list the prices for regular, mid-grade, and diesel.
If you're on the road you can view all the gas prices on a map,- and it will list every gas station with their price... So let's say you're on I-77 and about to run out of gas - from this map you can see who's got the best price.
It lets you pick out one gas station and show only that one on your map, and then when you hit the directions button it will switch you over to Google maps and guide you there.
You can download the Gas Buddy app on your Blackberry, your Android, or iPhone/iPad, and it's free to download & use.