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06/26/2017 03:03 PM
Gas Prices Hovering at All-Time Low for the Year Heading into Independence Day Weekend

Despite a surge in gasoline demand on the week, the national average price for gasoline is nearing an all-time low for the year at $2.26/gallon. February of this year was the last time the price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was this low nationally. On the week, gas prices fell in all but...

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06/22/2017 05:01 AM
AAA: This Independence Day will be Historic, More Americans to Travel than Ever Before

44.2 Million People Expected to Travel Independence Day Weekend ORLANDO, Fla. (June 22, 2017) – This Independence Day, a record-breaking 44.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home, taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways to honor the red, white and blue. With 1.25 million more travelers than last...

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06/19/2017 04:15 PM
More than Half of Gas Stations Nationwide Selling Gas for Less than National Average Consumers Reaping Benefit of Strong Oil Production and Weak Gasoline Demand

At 56 percent of gas stations nationwide, consumers can find gas for less than $2.24, which is below today’s national average gasoline price of $2.29/gallon. Across the country, gas prices dropped in all but four states on the week. Prices in South Carolina have fallen below $2/gallon, while California is on the cusp of dropping...

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06/13/2017 05:01 AM
AAA Inspectors Share Favorite Hotels and Restaurants in Most Popular Summer Travel Destinations

Family-friendly places in Orlando top the experts’ lists ORLANDO, Fla. (June 13, 2017) – A bustling summer travel season is in full swing and AAA’s team of anonymous inspectors have been busy conducting on-site evaluations of nearly 59,000 hotels and restaurants across North America. To give travelers a taste of the many great places to...

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06/12/2017 04:52 PM
Nearly All States See Price Drop at the Pump

At $2.34, the national gas price is cheaper today than it was on this day one year ago. The same trend rings true at the pump in 27 states in the southeast and Midwest – many seeing double-digit price drops. More so, in 46 states consumers are paying, on average, three cents less at the...

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06/06/2017 05:01 AM
AAA Spills the Truth on Oil Changes

Synthetic oil performs nearly 50 percent better than conventional oil in AAA’s tests ORLANDO, Fla. (June 6, 2017) – Making an informed choice about oil changes just got easier, thanks to new research on the quality of engine oil. AAA found that synthetic oil outperformed conventional oil by an average of nearly 50 percent in...

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06/05/2017 03:55 PM
Gas Prices Fall Moderately in 30 States Following a Week of All-Time High Gasoline Demand

Nationally, the price of a gallon of gasoline increased one cent to $2.38 from last week; however, the price at the pump in 30 states has fallen as much as four cents. The moderate decline in gasoline prices is typical following a long holiday weekend. Historically, the first three weeks of June generally can indicate...

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06/01/2017 05:01 AM
New Teen Drivers Three Times As Likely to Be Involved in a Deadly Crash

AAA reveals alarming new teen crash rates as “100 Deadliest Days” begin   WASHINGTON (June 1, 2017) – New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This alarming finding comes as...

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05/30/2017 07:42 PM
Prices Increase at Kick Off to Busy Summer Driving Season

Today’s national average is $2.37 – one cent more than a week ago, two cents more than a month ago and five cents more than a year ago. Rising gasoline demand has resulted in dropping gasoline inventories across the country, according to the latest Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) report. Last week, U.S. demand for gasoline...

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05/22/2017 06:59 PM
After Weeks of Declines, Pump Prices Rise Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, gas prices are increasing for the first time in four weeks. Today’s national average is $2.36/gallon – two cents more than a week ago, six cents less than a month ago, but eight cents more than a year ago. The increases are likely the result of rising demand and crude...

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