States with highest gasoline taxes
It costs more to drive in these states: The federal gasoline excise tax rate is 18.4 cents per gallon. States then add their own taxes and fees. The American Petroleum Institute's April 2014 review (done quarterly) found 16 states with combined gas taxes and fees higher than the national average of 49.86 cents per gallon. Check out the top 10 highest gas taxes, state and federal combined, here.