There are good reasons for running out of gas; let's say you're the Lord Humungus and the only way to get the juice is to defeat the puny plan of the refinery owners. Or maybe your primered-out hoopty lacks a functioning gas gauge. Fine reasons, those. However, if you run out of gas on the road because you can't bear the idea of paying so much for go-go juice... well, our tear ducts are staying dry over your predicament. [Associated Press]