Drivers will face the highest July 4th gasoline prices in 7 years and they are heading higher
July fourth gasoline prices are expected to be the highest they’ve been for the holiday weekend in seven years, and they are forecast to rise even higher later in the summer.
The national average of $3.12 per gallon Thursday is nearly a dollar more than prices were a year ago at this time, according to AAA. Analysts say the price could jump another 20 cents or more per gallon this summer.
It is unusual for gasoline prices to continue rising into the summer, and the last time that happened was in 2008...