Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 12 Part C - Vehicle Operating Expenses - Other Vehicle Operating Expenses

Section 12, Part C deals with other vehicle operating expenses, including a monthly average expenditure on gasoline, purchases of oil and other fluids, parking fees, towing charges, docking or landing fees, and expenses for auto repair service policies and clubs.

Since the first of the reference month, what has been the CU’s AVERAGE MONTHLY expense for gasoline and other fuels (including gasohol) to operate automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, or any other vehicles? [enter value] _____________

Was any of this expense for the purchase of diesel fuel?

How much? [enter value] _____________

Was any of the AVERAGE MONTHLY cost counted as a business expense?

How much of the gasoline and other fuels (including gasohol) expense/amount was counted as a business expense? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any member of your CU purchased any oil for operating vehicles, other than oil included with the purchase of an oil change? Do not include purchases for vehicles used entirely for business.

What was the total cost? [enter value] _____________

Was any of this purchased this month?

How much was spent this month? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, not including this month, have you or any member of your CU purchased any antifreeze, brake fluid, transmission fluid, or additives, except if purchased with a tune-up? Do not include purchases for vehicles used entirely for business.

What was the total cost of these purchases? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any member of your CU had expenses for -

Parking, including garage rental, metered parking, and parking lot fees, except any expenses included in property ownership or rental costs? Do not include parking expenses that are totally reimbursed or paid entirely for business.

How much was paid, not including any payments made this month? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any member of your CU had expenses for -

Tolls or electronic toll passes?

* Do not include tolls incurred on a trip.

How much was paid, not including any payments made this month? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any member of your CU had expenses for -

Towing charges, not including contracted or pre-paid towing charges?

How much was paid, not including any payments made this month? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any member of your CU had expenses for -

Docking and landing fees for boats and planes?

How much was paid, not including any payments made this month? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, not including the current month, have you or any member of your CU had any expenses for auto repair service policies such as extended warranties? Do not include service policies for vehicles used entirely for business.

How much? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, not including the current month, have you or any member of your CU had any expenses for automobile service clubs, such as AAA?

How much? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, not including the current month, have you or any member of your CU had any expenses for bottled or tank gas for recreational vehicles, including vans, campers, and boats?

How much? [enter value] _____________

End of Section 12C

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Last Modified Date: November 8, 2007

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