Gas prices are highest ever for this time of year - Article Photos 1/3

In this Feb. 16, 2012 photo, a customer fills up at an Irving Oil gas station, in Berlin, Vt. Gasoline prices have never been higher at this time of year. At $3.51 a gallon, gas is up 23 percent since Jan. 1. And experts say motorists could pay a record $4.25 a gallon by late April. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)