Gas Prices continue to fall
Posted on 12/11/2018 1:27:00 AM.

The statewide average price for a gallon of regular gasoline continues it’s descent as it currently sits at $2.10 per gallon.  It’s just over a 30 cent drop from this time last month, and the lowest price since last December. AAA fuel analyst Don Redman said it is a welcomed trend with the holidays.

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Thanksgiving travel predicted to be highest in 13 years
Posted on 11/20/2018 5:23:00 AM.

AAA is forecasting the number of travelers for the Thanksgiving holiday to be the highest since 2005. Whether on the roadway, in the airports, or on cruise ships. AAA spokesperson Don Redman said the higher number of travelers is likely a sign of confidence in the economy.

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AAA: Accidents Involving Teen Drivers with Teen Passengers See 51% Increase in Fatalities
Posted on 10/18/2018 11:55:00 AM.

New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that when teen drivers have teen passengers, the fatality rate for all people involved in a crash increases by 51 percent. AAA spokesperson Don Redman says it may take some by surprise how much of a distraction teen passengers are compared to other possible distractions behind the wheel.

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Report: Gasoline demand nearing all time high causes higher prices at the pump
Posted on 8/7/2018 1:47:00 PM.

A government report says gasoline demand is nearing an all-time high and that’s causing prices to rise at the pump.

The current statewide average for a gallon of regular fuel is $2.61, the most expensive August price since 2014. AAA Fuel Analyst Don Redman says the price of crude oil is also playing a hand in the price increase.
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Record-breaking 47 million travelers expected this 4th of July holiday
Posted on 7/3/2018 3:22:00 AM.

 AAA estimates this Fourth of July holiday will see a record-breaking 47 million Americans travel 50 miles or more. This is a five percent increase over last year and AAA Spokesperson Don Redman says the growing economy is propelling families to travel.

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Analyst says summer gas prices may be on the way down
Posted on 5/29/2018 3:27:00 PM.

The summer driving season is underway, but gas prices continue to hold steady. The statewide average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.67, which is a just a few pennies higher than a week ago. AAA fuel analyst Don Redman says there’s a chance the price at the pump can actually come down soon. 

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Memorial Day holiday weekend driving and travel price trends
Posted on 5/24/2018 4:35:00 AM.

Despite higher gas prices, AAA estimates nearly 42-million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That’s a five-percent increase from last year and the highest number of travelers in more than a dozen years. AAA Spokesman Don Redman says about 37-million travelers will hit the road.

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AAA national survey puts Louisiana second in hit & run fatal crashes
Posted on 4/26/2018 11:45:00 AM.
Louisiana now ranks second in the nation with the highest hit and run rate of fatal crashes per capita, according to a new survey from the AAA foundation. The national study concluded there is a hit and run fatality every minute in the nation. More
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AAA: Gas prices at the pump up seven-cents in the last week
Posted on 3/26/2018 11:01:00 AM.
Louisiana motorists have seen a seven-cent increase in gasoline prices over the last week. Triple A’s fuel analyst Don Redman says the average price for regular gasoline is $2.39 a gallon. Redman says we usually see prices go up at this time of the year, plus supplies are down.
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The return of $3.00 a gallon for gas may not be far off
Posted on 1/31/2018 10:50:00 AM.
Louisiana drivers are continuing to see higher gas prices and a return to three-dollars a gallon may not be too far off. The current average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.43, up from six cents a week ago. Triple A fuel analyst Don Redman says oil is trading at around 64-dollars a barrel. He says demand is driving the oil market.
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