The national average price for gasoline rose three cents to $1.87 for the start of the Memorial Day work week but is still near lows not seen during the same period of time since 2003 where the average price for fuel was $1.50 on average.
The national average price for gasoline continued to rise slightly, now up to $1.84, though approximately 40 states carry an average of price of $2 per gallon or less.
The national average gasoline price dropped to $1.77, and only one dozen states carry an average of $2 per gallon or more.
The national average gasoline price dropped to $1.81, with one out of every four gas stations selling gas for $1.49 or less.
The current price level is 6-cents less than last week and nearly $1 less than a year ago.
Current prices are 81 cents less expensive than a year ago and will likely push lower as Americans remain isolated for the foreseeable future as a result of COVID-19.
The national average gasoline price dropped below $2 for the first time in four years, attributed to COVID-19 and the crude oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia.
With the cost of fuel representing 60% of the total fleet budget, fleet managers are looking for opportunities to reduce expenditures ranging from rightsizing, route optimization, telematics, personal use, and modifying driver behavior.
The national average for regular unleaded has increased 1 cent to $2.61, and most states saw their prices increase for the week ending Nov. 11, according to AAA.
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