Gas Price Text Alerts

By WEEK Producer

February 23, 2011 Updated Feb 24, 2011 at 11:10 AM CDT

In response to rising gas prices Thorntons' gas stations have started a gas prices text alert program.

Those who sign up for the program will receive a text warning when gas prices are expected to rise by 10 cents or more. This allows them time to fill up or "top off" their tanks before the increase goes into effect.

There are 3 ways to sign up for Thorton's Gas Price Alerts:
- Text the words for your area to 313131; Peoria-PEOGPA and Bloomington- BLOGPA.
- Visit Thorntons' website at http://www.thorntonsinc.com/Fuel-Alerts.html
-Call 1-866-473-0017, press Option 4 and follow the prompts.

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