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AAA predicts double-digit spring gas hike

AAA predicts double-digit spring gas hike

UNITED STATES — Although gas prices have been creeping downward over the last several weeks, drivers shouldn’t get used to it, reported USA Today.

The national average for a gallon of unleaded regular gas is expected to reach $2.70 at some point in May or June, according to an AAA forecast released Thursday.

While gas prices typically head higher every spring due to increased demand, that anticipated figure is about 6 percent more than the current average of $2.54, and 17 percent more than the $2.31 of a year ago. For most of the spring and summer 2017, the average price hovered around $2.30 or trended lower.

Read the full article at USA Today.

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About Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt is the editor in chief of RV Daily Report. She's been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and now the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year.

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  1. $2.70 is still a bargain compared to $4 it hit not long ago. Interest rates are climbing ~~ maybe that and $4 at the pump will slow the industry down to the point they begin making a quality product.