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Tomorrow will be my third fill up this week since Sunday night. I get just over 300ish per tank.....Gas prices are back above 3 per/gal again, but I ain't complaining...it was almost 5 and a half not too long ago. I started adding in a little extra in my bids recently to offset it.......again.
 

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I am currenly working 90 miles from home. I include fuel, room, and food in my bids.
 

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I live in a rural area. Most of my jobs are at the minimum 12 miles away. I have up to 30 miles figured into my service call charge. anything over that I charged per mile how much depends on what the gas prices are. Right now gas here is still under 3 dollars a gallon 2.59 the last time I filled up. If it goes up to 3 dollars I will charge a .50 cent a mile on any jobs over 30 miles.
 

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It depends on the week but I am in a little different situation. Sometimes I'm in the office all week and other times I drive over 2,000 miles in a week.

Mark
 

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Where I'm located one week maybe 20 miles next 500+ Depends on where the calls come in. Commercial I'll drive to They don't price shop just get it done. Residential I keep it to 60 mile radius Unless their willing to pay fuel and travel time If they can't find someone else.
 

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Where I'm located one week maybe 20 miles next 500+ Depends on where the calls come in. Commercial I'll drive to They don't price shop just get it done. Residential I keep it to 60 mile radius Unless their willing to pay fuel and travel time If they can't find someone else.
I have a 20 gal tank and fill it once a week. gas is 2.50 a gal. for reg unleaded. I get around 16 mpg all city driving. I keep it within 20 miles most of the time but occasionaly will go up to 60 miles for the right customer which are few and far between and the need comes up for the trip
 

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I don't drive many miles. My 8-year-old pickup that I just started using in the business last fall but was my personal vehicle before that only has 26,000 miles on it. I fill up about every two weeks unless I have to make a lot of material trips.
 
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