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Expect higher gas prices in Georgia for Fourth of July weekend

Expect higher gas prices in Georgia for Fourth of July weekend

(The Center Square) – While Georgia’s gas prices remain below the national average, AAA predicts the cost of fuel will continue to climb over the holiday weekend. More Americans will take road trips this Fourth of July weekend than ever before, AAA predicted. Nearly 44 million Americans will take a road trip this holiday, reflecting a 5% increase from the previous record in 2019. About 1.4 million of those drivers will be from Georgia, AAA estimated. Drivers traveling in and out of Georgia will pay an average of 92 cents a gallon more for gas than they paid a year…
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How to make the most of your car’s gas during the fuel shortage

How to make the most of your car’s gas during the fuel shortage

 Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.96 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 21 cents more than a week ago, 26 cents more than last month and $1.30 more than this time last year. It now costs motorists $44.40 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline; that is $7.50 more than what motorists paid in January of 2020 when pump prices hit their peak of $2.46 per gallon.  Georgia gas stations are still recovering from surging demand last week. Gasoline sales were reportedly 2-3 times stronger than normal as drivers lined up at pumps…
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Here’s why gas prices are going up in Georgia

Here’s why gas prices are going up in Georgia

If you've filled up your car's gas tank lately, you may have felt a slight sting looking at the prices per gallon. Georgia gas prices increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.74 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 5 cents more than a week ago, 23 cents more than last month, and $1.04 more than this time last year. It now costs motorists $41.10 to fill a 15-gallon tank of gasoline -- that is $4.20 more than what motorists paid in January of 2020 -- when pump prices hit their peak of $2.46 per gallon.  “Georgia motorists…
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Do you trust self-driving cars? Most Americans don’t

Do you trust self-driving cars? Most Americans don’t

While most Americans want new technology in their vehicle, the majority are not yet ready for their car to drive itself.  A new national AAA survey found that:  14% of drivers would trust riding in a vehicle that drives itself (a similar percentage to last year’s results)54% would be afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle 32% are unsure about it Only 22% of people feel manufacturers should focus on developing self-driving vehicles. The majority of drivers -- 80% -- say manufacturers should focus on improving existing technology like lane-keeping assistance and automatic emergency braking.  “People are ready to embrace new…
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