Unless you’ve been living in a hole for the past month, you’ve noticed that recently gas prices have skyrocketed. Here is some excellent gas price data, according to AAA Fuel Gauge Report, and Oil Price Information Service in cooperation with Wright Express. The current national average for one gallon of regular unleaded gas is $3.542.
Gas prices are up 76 cents a gallon from a year ago. Libya’s civil war in North Africa and lingering anxiety over potential political unrest in oil-rich Middle East nations is a huge reason for the price increase.