Gas Prices Continue To Be Lowest Since 2009

gas prices 4AAA forecast the most auto travelers for the Independence Day holiday on record, and motorists in Tennessee found the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2009.
“Low gas prices were a major driver in the rise in auto travelers this year,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. Average U.S. prices reached a 2015 high of $2.80 per gallon on June 15. If this remains the highest average of the year, it would be the cheapest peak price since 2009. U.S. gas prices have averaged $2.45 per gallon this year, which is the cheapest average for the first six months since 2009. During the first six months of 2014, gas prices averaged $3.52 per gallon.
The Tennessee state average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.52; 3 cents cheaper than a week ago, 92 cents cheaper than this time last year.
This week’s low price in Manchester is $2.35 per gallon and in Tullahoma the low price is $2.41.