NJ Gas Prices Back Up
Motorists are seeing lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.59, down 6 cents from last week. But that’s still much higher than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.29.
“Gas prices have dropped to year-ago levels (or below) in many markets, despite scattered gas outages New Jersey and New York in the aftermath of Sandy,” said Tracy Noble, spokesperson for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “AAA believes the national average gas price could drop below $3.40 per gallon in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, which would be welcome news for motorists ready to embark on the busiest travel holiday of the year.”
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Meanwhile, the national average price fell by 3 cents to $3.43. That’s still higher than the national average from a year ago, which was $3.40.
Analysts say gas prices should continue to fall in New Jersey in the coming weeks as demand decreases.
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