George Hiotis

Gas Prices Drop – 1st Time In 5 Weeks

by George Hiotis on March 19, 2012 at 9:24 am

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 have jumped to an average of $3.83 per gallon, 31 cents more than a month ago.