12:33 pm April 16, 2012, by Fran Jeffries
Did you even notice?
Gas prices in metro Atlanta dropped 3 cents since last week, according to AAA Georgia.
It’s a still too-high average of $3.83 for regular unleaded, but at least it’s heading in the right direction.
We can partly thank talks between Iran and United Nations members on Saturday that eased tensions over whether Iran would block the Strait of Hormuz and cut the global oil supply, according to AAA spokeswoan Jessica Brady.
“The lessened concern with Iran coupled with slow economic growth in China, and ample supply will very likely cause gas prices to drop,” said Brady. “This is positive news for motorists who may start to see some relief at the pump as the summer driving season approaches.”
The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.90, a 2-cent drop from last week. Georgia’s average of $3.83 and Florida’s average of $3.94 both dropped 3 cents from last week. Tennessee’s average price of $3.77 dropped 2 cents from last week.
Track gas prices in and around Metro Atlanta. We found a low of $3.65 at The Owl Station, 3631 Cherokee St. & Chalker Rd. in Kennesaw; $3.69 at Gulf station, 3046 Lawrenceville Hwy. in Lawrenceville, and a high of $4.29 at a Citgo at 2060 Peachtree Rd. in Atlanta.
Find anything cheaper? Please let us know. What have you been doing to adjust to high gas prices?
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