AAA: Lowest Labor Day gas price since ’10 expected

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.

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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.

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