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AAA: Gas prices continue upward trend

Prices at the pump increased slightly this week amidst national and international economic volatility. The national average for regular grade gasoline reached $3.71 Friday, up a penny from last week, up 17cents from a month ago and 97 cents higher than year-ago prices. Gas prices remain 40 cents below the all-time record high of $4.11/gallon […]


Gas prices back on the rise

Temperatures weren’t the only thing on the rise throughout the Mid-Atlantic region this week. After dipping down to a low of $3.54/gallon on June 30 (following an early-May peak of $3.98/gallon), gas prices continued their upward climb for the third straight week. The national average for regular grade gasoline rose to $3.70 Friday, up 3 […]


Gas prices continue recent climb

Motorists had to dig a little deeper this week to fill up their tanks as gas prices rose for the second consecutive week, despite dropping more than 20 cents in the past eight weeks to the most recent low of $3.54 on June 30. The national average for regular grade gasoline rose to $3.67 Friday, […]


AAA: Gas prices impact July 4th travel

Gas prices are predicted to deter some Virginians from traveling this July 4th holiday weekend with close to 1.1 million expected to celebrate Independence Day with a trip of 50 miles or more from home, a decrease of 2.4 percent (or just about 27,500 less) over last year’s holiday. “The 2010 numbers represented a robust […]


Gas prices continue downward trend

Gas prices continued their decline for the fourth consecutive week, dropping below the $3.70 mark as the summer driving season motors on. The national average price of regular grade gasoline was $3.68 a gallon on Friday, down 4 cents from last week and down 25 cents in the last month, yet prices remain 97 cents […]


Gas prices stabilizing

Recent gas price declines, following near record-setting highs last month, were welcome news for motorists looking to kick off the official start of the summer driving season last weekend. While slight declines continued this week, gas prices stabilized in most areas in response to continued volatility in the crude oil market. “Gas prices continue to […]