Gas stations in Massachusetts are preparing for remnants of Hurricane Beryl that is correctly taking over Texas.

Luckily the average price of gas right now across the Baystate is $3.50 a gallon. But with the Hurricane working its way up, many are wondering if gas prices will soon rise again.

With summer in full swing, it's not bad a idea to plan ahead the worst. Especially if you currently drive a gas guzzler.

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But what if you could plan ahead by stocking up on gasoline for your cars, lawnmowers, or the future in the general? Here's what's allowed in Massachusetts.

  • If you need to carry or store gasoline, use an approved container. Keep the container in a secure, upright position away from passenger areas, such as in a trunk or pick-up bed. Make sure that fill and vent openings are tightly closed.
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Remember, if you need to store gasoline only buy what is it needed, use what you have, and keep it stored away from home and well if you depend on well water.

When it comes to piling up on gasoline, here's what the rules and regulations are according to

For safety reasons, gasoline or other flammable petroleum product may be transported without a permit in any open vehicle or in a compartment of a closed vehicle separated from the passengers, as long as the total quantity does not to exceed 21 gallons.

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

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Smokey The Bear said it best, "only you can prevent wildfires." Well, it's a lot easier said than done, Smokey. Great name for a bear trying to warn us about fire hazards, by the way.

In order to prevent wildfires, you have to first know how they can be prevented. Here are 10 tips provided by the Department Of Interior that will help you in your every day life, so you can enjoy being outside, camping, and having bonfires without it turning into a problem.

Here are their 10 tips, along with some simplified explanations from me.

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