AAA Southern New England reports Monday that the average cost of a gallon of self-serve, regular in the Bay State is now $3.45.
The price of a gallon of gas in MA has dropped 3 cents in the past week.
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AAA predicts two records this week: the most July 4 holiday road trips in seven years and the highest July Fourth Holiday gas prices in six years.
With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.
Gas prices in Massachusetts decreased by a penny last week and are now 4 cents lower than a month ago.
“If we got down to $75 on crude oil, you would see a U.S. national average of say, $2.50 a gallon. I think it’s very possible,” John Kilduff told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.
The cost of fueling a car in Massachusetts and New Hampshire continues to soar, with gas up another 8 cents per gallon in the past week.
The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts went up 7 cents in the past week but remains well below the national average.
The average for self-serve, regular unleaded gas increased to $3.44 per gallon, up from $3.36 last week.