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Gas Prices on the Rise as Summer Driving Season Nears

Current average price nears last year's high mark.

by on Apr.11, 2018

Drivers can expect to start paying more at the pump as summer approaches.

Gasoline is getting more expensive and with the summer driving season just ahead prices are already closing in on last year’s high, according to AAA.

“Gas prices are only a penny away from topping the $2.67 high of 2017,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokeswoman. A year ago, the average price of gasoline across the nation was $2.39 per gallon.

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“The price is likely to increase as spring brings warmer weather and the switchover to summer blend gasoline, but hopefully we will only see mild jumps in coming weeks,” Casselano said. (more…)