Gas prices for Memorial Day Weekend lower than last year

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You can expect slightly lower gas prices for Memorial Day weekend than last year.

The national average for a gallon of gas is $2.85, that’s about ten cents lower than a year ago.

In Vermont, the average is $2.80, its $2.74 in New Hampshire, and in New York, the average price is $2.95.

Some drivers are paying more though, like in California where the statewide average is $4.03 for a gallon of regular.

You’ll probably see more traffic too.  AAA estimates a record 37.6 million people will be on the roads this holiday weekend, that’s up 3.5% from last year.

Reasons for the jump include consumer confidence and low unemployment.

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