More Texans are expected to hit the road during the end-of-the-year holidays as gasoline prices remain lower than a year ago.
Plummeting oil prices may add a little jingle in the pockets of holiday shoppers and travelers but are raising financial worries in some states that had been tapping into surging oil tax revenues.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped again as motorists take to the road for the Thanksgiving holiday.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average settled at $2.66 per gallon. Drivers nationwide are paying an average $2.85 per gallon.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas continue to tumble as motorists now are paying a statewide average of $2.75 per gallon.
Retail gasoline prices have dropped by nearly a dime across Texas this week, settling at $3.09 a gallon.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped 3 cents this week to settle at $3.23 per gallon.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have declined 2 cents this week to reach $3.48 per gallon.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump reached $3.52 per gallon. Nationwide retail gas prices rose a penny, to hit $3.68 this week.
Lawmakers both in Washington and Austin are considering possible gas tax increases to pay for much needed road improvements. Last week federal lawmakers unveiled a bipartisan plan to raise the federal gasoline tax by 12-cents.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas increased by a penny this week, but many commuters across the metroplex have seen much larger increases.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas held steady this week at $3.49 per gallon.