Politicians are urging New York drivers to steer clear of fear and greed at the pump.
Sen. Charles Schumer issued a plea on Tuesday: "Please don't hoard."
He says if you really need gas, get it. But don't buy it "just in case."
Gov. Andrew Cuomo also cautioned against what he called "panic buying."
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He acknowledged that people now "get nervous" about a dropping gas gauge, and about gas station lines.
But both politicians said that can only make the overall situation worse.
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