That shit drives me crazy.
I have been broke, I also know what it's like to run out of gas too.
I remember being so damn broke I pulled into a gas station on my way home late at night once about thirty five years ago and had the guy put ten cents in. That's all I had but it was "Enough".
I only had to go about another mile and a half and that was when gas was about a buck a gallon.
The gas gauge doesn't even work in my El Camino, I use the trip odometer.
A friend of mine has a saying that is good to remember.
"Rubber wheels beat rubber heels, every time".