|Posted on 9/1/2017 4:10:00 AM.|
Prices at the pump jumped 6 cents overnight as storm-impacted refineries shut down in Texas. Don Redman with AAA says the statewide average is about $2.27 a gallon,which is 13 cents higher than the week before
|Don Redman, AAA, gas prices, Harvey, refineries|
|Posted on 8/25/2017 11:55:00 AM.|
Hurricane Harvey is expected to push prices up at the pump. Don Redman with AAA says refineries shut down for the storm, which could drive up gasoline prices.
“I think at least in the short term until this storm dissipates, we could see prices spike potentially as high as 10 cents from where they are currently,” Redman said.
|Don Redman, AAA, gas prices, Hurricane Harvey|
|Posted on 7/24/2017 10:39:00 AM.|
Gas prices are on the rise in the Bayou State. Don Redman with AAA says gas prices in June were the lowest we’ve seen all year, which is unusual for the summer months. He says we’re already seeing an uptick in prices at the pump.
|Don Redman, AAA, gas prices|
|Posted on 6/30/2017 11:45:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
AAA says this Fourth of July Holiday weekend travel period, which begins Friday, will be historic as more Americans are expected to take to the skies, roads, rails and waterways than ever before. Spokesman Don Redman says they've never seen numbers like this.
|AAA, Don Redman, 4th of July Holiday|
|Posted on 6/14/2017 4:52:00 AM.|
Although increasing slightly nationally, gas prices are dropping in 30 states and Louisiana is one of those seeing a decline in prices at the pump. That's according to AAA spokesperson Don Redman, who says prices are slightly lower than at this time last year.
|Don Redman, AAA, gas prices, travel|
|Posted on 5/26/2017 1:54:00 AM.|
AAA projects the number of expected travelers for this Memorial Day weekend will be the highest it's been since 2005. Spokesman Don Redman says they project 39.3 million Americans are taking to the roads, skies, rails and water, which is a million more than last year.
Redman credits an improving economy.
|memorial day, don redman, travel, AAA|
|Posted on 4/10/2017 11:19:00 AM.|
Have you noticed gas prices are on the rise? AAA fuel analyst Don Redman says the cost of regular gasoline rose 7 cents a gallon over the last week for a statewide average of $2.19. Redman says it’s that time of the year when the price at the pump rises.
|Don Redman, AAA, gas prices, summer|
|Posted on 2/15/2017 12:44:00 PM.|
AAA released their annual worst drivers on the road report and what did it find? It confirmed what many people believe, millennials are the worst on the road and the survey finds they’re more reckless than teens. AAA Spokesperson Don Redman says drivers between the ages of 19 to 24 seem to be distracted behind the wheel.
|AAA, Don Redman, worst drivers|
|Posted on 12/23/2016 2:14:00 AM.|
The year-end holiday travel period, as defined by AAA, begins today and this year is expected to reach the highest level on record. Spokesman Don Redman says more than 103 million Americans are forecast to travel today through January 2nd, a 1.5% increase over 2015.
|holiday travel, don redman, AAA|
|Posted on 12/7/2016 5:35:00 AM.|
With people getting ready to hit the road for holiday travels, AAA warns drivers to avoid drowsy driving. According to the AAA Foundation report, you double the chances of getting into a wreck if you only get 5 or 6 hours of sleep, and the risk increases by 11 if you get less than four hours of shut eye.
|Don Redman, AAA, drowsy driving, holidays|
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