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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Gas prices could go up in 2018
Posted on 1/22/2018 11:21:00 AM.

Gas prices are on the rise at a time of the year when prices traditionally go down. Louisiana drivers are paying 2.36 a gallon for regular gasoline, while a month ago, prices were at 2.21 a gallon. Triple A fuel analyst Don Redman says high gas prices at the start of the new year may lead to an increase in prices through 2018.
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Record number of Americans traveling this holiday season
Posted on 12/22/2017 3:00:00 AM.
This will be a record setting holiday for traveling this Christmas. Over 103 million Americans will take to the roads and skies between now and the first of the year. Part of the reason behind the surge in travelers is low gas prices. Triple-A’s Don Redman says prices are higher than they were last year, but travelers feel more confident about the economy.
 
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Gas prices finally begin winter skid
Posted on 12/11/2017 1:39:00 PM.
Gas prices in Louisiana are on a steady downward trend, as the current statewide average of $2.26 is 4 cents lower on the week. AAA Fuel Analyst Don Redman says they expect gasoline demand to weaken throughout the winter, which translates to better prices at the pump.
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AAA: Projects busiest Thanksgiving travel holiday weekend since 2005
Posted on 11/21/2017 5:00:00 PM.
AAA predicts nearly 51-million people will travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, a 3% increase from last year and it's the highest number since 2005. AAA spokesman Don Redman says gas prices are about 35-cents higher than last year, but that's not stopping the expected 45-million that will hit the highways. 
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AAA: Gas prices rising as demand is up
Posted on 11/7/2017 3:00:00 AM.

The Energy Information Administration says October gasoline consumption was the highest in month-to-month numbers since 2006, which is why there has been a slight increase in prices at the pump. Triple A fuel analyst Don Redman believes the warm fall has led to more people driving increasing demand for gasoline.
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Gas prices slowly declining
Posted on 10/23/2017 2:49:00 PM.

Gas prices are on a slow decline, but motorists are still paying more than they did at this time last year. AAA fuel analyst Don Redman says the statewide average price for regular gasoline is $2.22.
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