Gas Prices Hit $3 For Memorial Day Weekend

Gas Prices Hit $3 For Memorial Day Weekend

Gas Prices Hit $3 For Memorial Day Weekend

He added that during his trip from Maryland to Pennsylvania, gas prices between state rest stops went from $2.89 to $3.12.

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.96, which is six cents more than this day last week and 59 cents more than the price per gallon at this same time past year.

That's even with the fact that gas prices are the most expensive they've been since 2014. AAA Spokesman Don Redman says about 37-million travelers will hit the road.

The South and Southeast region continue to tout the cheapest gas in the country, but prices are at least 50-cents more expensive than this time previous year.

That works out to nearly 2 million more people than last Memorial Day taking to the air, rails, and roads, and let's face it, the vast majority of those people will be on the roads.

AAA said it expects to assist more than 340,000 motorists at the roadside this weekend, with dead batteries, lockouts and flat tires the most common travel bummers. Roughly 70 percent of people killed in crashes in CHP jurisdiction during the 2016 and 2017 Memorial Day holidays were not wearing seatbelts, officers said. Here are the worst times to hit the roads around the Boston area, according to traffic data from the navigation app Waze and AAA.

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The California Highway Patrol and other agencies will be out in force, in part for the two-week nationwide "Click It or Ticket" campaign that began Monday and lasts through June 3.

While road trippers will pay higher prices at the pump, they'll pay less for most mid-range hotels.

"Last week, the regular started at like $2.77, so it jumped up about 12 cents, so it'll probably jump up probably another 15 cents" over the weekend, Wilson said. About 88 percent of those travelers are likely to drive.

Orlando again tops this year's list of the most-visited Memorial Day destinations in the US, based on AAA advance travel bookings.

ATRI's list of the country's top bottlenecks, ranking Atlanta's "Spaghetti Junction" interchange where Interstate 285 and I-85 North intersect as the most congested, includes trip planning guidance.

Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and Americans will kick off the season by traveling in near-record numbers, according to AAA.

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