The price of gasoline has now fallen for more than a month, according to a new report from AAA, as American motorists plunge ahead with the busiest summer for driving in nearly a decade.
At the beginning of the week, the average price of a gallon of gas has dropped for 30 consecutive days after a mini-surge in the spring, AAA said. It is the longest streak of falling prices since August/September of 2015. Moreover, gasoline prices are now at their lowest mark for mid-July since 2004.
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.23 per gallon, which is four cents per gallon less than a week ago, fifteen cents less than a month ago and 53 cents less than one year ago. (more…)