Gas Prices Surpass $3.00 For 1000 Days

Date 2013/9/18 6:27:27 | Topic: News

High gasoline prices have set a record of dubious distinction. On Tuesday the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline topped $3 per gallon for the 1,000th consecutive day for the first time on record.

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AAA forecasts that the national average will remain above $3 per gallon for at least another 1,000 days, barring a major economic recession.

Paying less than $3 a gallon could be as much “automotive history” as going to a drive-in movie, AAA said. The streak began Dec. 23, 2010. Last year fuel was the most expensive year on record, with gasoline averaging $3.60 a gallon, AAA said.

The statewide average in Missouri is $3.339. The national average is just over $3.51/gallon



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