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AAA says Gas Prices Trend Cheaper, but Increases are Likely Looming

 

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AAATampa, FL – On the week, the national gas price average is two cents cheaper at $2.90. Today’s national average is only one cent more expensive than a month ago, but 60 cents more expensive than a year ago.

Nationwide, 44 states have less expensive or steady gas price averages compared to last Monday.

However, the cheaper trend may be reversing. Gasoline demand spiked in the latest Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) report, in fact setting a new all-time record at 9.88 million b/d for the week ending June 8th.

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AAA reports Gas Prices continue to decline

 

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AAATampa, FL Motorists are getting some welcome relief from high prices at the pump. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is averaged $2.90 on Sunday, after declining 7 cents since Memorial Day weekend. 

Gas prices in Tennessee declined 3 cents last week. Prices at the pump averaged $2.65 per gallon on Sunday. Since peaking at $2.73 on Memorial Day weekend, prices have declined a total of 8 cents.

Gas Prices should continue to fall in the coming weeks. (AAA)

Gas Prices should continue to fall in the coming weeks. (AAA)

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AAA says Paying at the Pump is Taking Up More of Motorists’ Paychecks

 

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AAAWashington, D.C. – Consumers are spending $69 more a month to fill-up compared to last summer. According to AAA, gasoline expenses are accounting, on average, for seven percent of an American’s 2018 annual income, a one and half percent increase since summer of 2017.

With strong summer consumer gasoline demand expected in the months ahead, AAA says motorists can expect little relief at the pump with the national gas price average ranging between $2.85 – $3.05 through Labor Day.

As vacationers hit the road, they will find a quarter (25 percent) of all gas stations across the country are selling gas for more than $3.00/gallon. (AAA)

As vacationers hit the road, they will find a quarter (25 percent) of all gas stations across the country are selling gas for more than $3.00/gallon. (AAA)

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AAA reports Gas Prices Drop for Third Week in Tennessee

 

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AAANashville, TN Gas prices in Tennessee declined 3 cents last week. The state average of $2.68 per gallon is the lowest daily price in three weeks. 

Since peaking at $2.73 on May 27th, gas prices have declined 14 consecutive days for a total of 5 cents. Despite the recent discount, motorists are still paying 59 cents per gallon more than this time last year. 

Click here to view AAA state and metro gas price averages.

Oil Prices Decline

Oil Prices Decline

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AAA says Worn Tires Put Drivers at Risk

 

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AAAOrlando, FL – Afternoon downpours could spell disaster for millions of road trippers this summer, thanks to an unlikely suspect – tires.

New research from AAA reveals that driving on relatively worn tires at highway speeds in wet conditions can increase average stopping distances by a staggering 43 percent, or an additional 87 feet — more than the length of a semi-trailer truck — when compared to new tires.

Compared to new tires, tires worn to a tread depth of just 4/32” exhibit an average increased stopping distance of 87 feet for a passenger car and 86 feet for a light truck. (AAA)

Compared to new tires, tires worn to a tread depth of just 4/32” exhibit an average increased stopping distance of 87 feet for a passenger car and 86 feet for a light truck. (AAA)

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AAA reports Teen-Driver involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day during 100 Deadliest Days

 

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AAAWashington, D.C. – More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

That is an average of 10 people per day – a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year, according to data analyzed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

As school lets out for summer, AAA stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for some of the most dangerous driving days of the year.

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AAA reports National Gas Price Average Falls For First Time in Three Months

 

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AAATampa, FL – Dropping by two-cents on the week, the national gas price average is $2.95 reports AAA. This is the first time there has been a decrease in the national average since mid-March.

The drop, albeit it small, follows the latest Energy Information Administration (EIA) report showing consistently strong demand although it is running slightly below (100,000 b/d less) the same week last year.

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AAA says Gas Prices in Tennessee drop slightly

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County continues to have Third Lowest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAATampa, FL The summer driving season is in full swing, and it opened with the most expensive gas prices in four years. Fortunately, those prices at the pump are beginning to trickle lower. 

The national average price of $2.95 per gallon is 2 cents less than last week. The discount at the pump is begin driven by strong declines in the price of oil – which influences about half the price of gasoline. 

Rising Oil Prices means Higher Gas Prices at the Pumps. (AAA)

Rising Oil Prices means Higher Gas Prices at the Pumps. (AAA)

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AAA reports American Trust in Autonomous Vehicles Drops

 

One-in-five (20%) U.S. drivers would trust a self-driving vehicle and 7 percent are unsure.

AAAOrlando, FL – Following high-profile incidents involving autonomous vehicle technologies, a new report from AAA’s multi-year tracking study indicates that consumer trust in these vehicles has quickly eroded. Today, three-quarters (73 percent) of American drivers report they would be too afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle, up significantly from 63 percent in late 2017.

Additionally, two-thirds (63 percent) of U.S. adults report they would actually feel less safe sharing the road with a self-driving vehicle while walking or riding a bicycle.

Two-thirds (64%) of Millennial drivers would be too afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle, up from 49 percent at the end of 2017. This represents the largest increase of any generation surveyed.

Two-thirds (64%) of Millennial drivers would be too afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle, up from 49 percent at the end of 2017. This represents the largest increase of any generation surveyed.

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AAA reports Rising Gas Prices to Reverse Course

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has Third Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAATampa, FLMotorists should soon catch a break from rising gas prices. Oil and gasoline futures prices plunged after Russia and Saudi Arabia expressed interest in raising oil supply. 

Gas prices in Tennessee increased 6 cents during the past week. The state average on Memorial Day was $2.73 – the most expensive for the holiday since 2014, when the average price was $3.45 per gallon. 

Oil Prices Decline

Oil Prices Decline

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