TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers hitting the road on the Labor Day weekend may pay the lowest amount for gas since 2010.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says that average gas prices dropped again last week and that barring a major development like a Gulf Coast hurricane, prices will remain low compared to recent years.
The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline fell three cents to $3.44 last week. That price represents a 13-cent drop from a month ago and nine cents less than last year.
The price in New Jersey fell five cents last week and is 19 cents cheaper than last year.
AAA Travel projects that 34.7 million Americans will drive 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day weekend, the highest since 2008.