Most expensive states to operate a car

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    (MoneyWatch) The most expensive states to operate a vehicle largely won their top slots as the result of high state taxes and fees, and sometimes because of lengthy average commute times that caused gasoline expenses to soar, according to's just released survey of the annual cost of operating a vehicle.

    See which states are most expensive for drivers.