GasBuddy announced Thursday morning that the national average price for one gallon of gas has reached $5, setting a new record in the U.S.
News5 wants to know, what changes are you making with high gas prices?
- 61% Driving Less
- 33% No Change
- 3% Working Remotely
- 3% Alternative Transportation
We're following this survey throughout the day and into tomorrow. Tune in to News5 at 4 p.m. as we review the results!
Editor's note: This survey is not based on scientific, representative samples and is solely for KOAA purposes.
In all 50 states, the average price of gasoline is above $4.63, according to AAA.
California has the highest price of gas – the state average is $6.40, although some places have recorded prices as high as $9 per gallon.
2022 has already been a record-breaking year in terms of gas prices.
According to GasBuddy data, the national average price of gas broke the $4 per gallon threshold on March 5.
Two days later, the national average broke another record and reached $4.10 per gallon.
Another record was set in late April when diesel prices reached $5.16 per gallon.
Petroleum analysis expert at GasBuddy, Patrick De Haan warns that prices could worsen throughout the summer if refiners face unexpected issues, including major hurricanes.
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