Gasoline prices in Ohio have fallen six cents since last week, the first drop in five weeks. The average price for regular is $3.79 a gallon in Monday’s Survey from Auto Club AAA, The Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. Last Monday’s average was $3.85. Some places in Zanesville are selling a gallon of gas for $3.69 a gallon. Ohio drivers were paying about $3.53 this time last year, 26 cents less than the current average. Nationwide...
Gasoline prices are up more than a dime from last week at pumps in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio.
The state's average price for regular gas was $3.45 in today's survey from auto club aaa, the oil price information service and wright express. That's up 12 cents from the average of $3.33 per gallon a week ago.
We found gas this morning at the B.P. on Maple Avenue at $3.49 a gallon and at the Exxon Mobil station off of I-70, gas was $3.39 a gallon.
Ohio gas prices are about 28 cents higher than a year ago as 2012 gets underway.
Monday's survey from Auto Club AAA put the statewide average price for regular gasoline at $3.40 per gallon, up two cents from last week. Last year at this time regular was averaging about $3.12 in Ohio.
WHIZ caught up with some drivers feeling the pain at the pump.
"It definitely puts a crimp in your monthly budget," said Erin France of Zanesville. "I bought this car...
Drivers filled up their gas tanks Monday afternoon thankful to feel the relief as gas prices continue to drop.
Recent surveys place Ohio's average price at $3.34 a gallon. At the BP in Zanesville residents filled up for $3.36 a gallon. That is 15 cents cheaper than last week, but still well above the price last year.
"I wish they would go down some more," said Local Commuter, Ethal Luallen. "But I guess we have to take what we get."
The tides may be turning as gas prices continue to drop...
Auto Club AAA says the average price for gas in Ohio has dropped four cents over the last few days bringing the pain at the pump to $4.12. AAA Spokesperson Kimberly Schwind says crude oil prices have sank below one hundred dollars per barrel which is the first time since March 16th. She says the fluctuation in gas prices is in the investors' hands.
"Investors have been investing very heavily in crude oil...
Oil prices are at their highest levels in two and a half years and are helping to push gas prices up to $3.70 locally.
The high cost of gas is prompting some people to dump their bigger model V8 trucks and SUVs in an effort to save on the fuel costs. Experts say a good vehicle will get you 25, 30 or even 40 miles per gallon.
"A lot of things come in to that the aerodynamics of the car, the size of the car, the engines compared to a six cylinder," said Dutro New Car...