Amarillo's gas prices are starting to creep up as spring and summer are getting close. Drivers will notice rise of nearly 4 cents a gallon. GasBuddy's daily reports Amarillo's gas has jumped up 27 cents a gallon, since last month.
Just a few months ago, analysts were worried gas prices would soar this summer, possibly topping $6 a gallon. But now that the warmer months are upon us, there’s been an abrupt about-face.
In fact, fuel prices are now falling so steadily that many experts predict that by this fall, a gallon of gas will be under $3.
This surveillance camera footage shows someone who clearly has no idea how to drive. Considering it took place in South Florida, we can only assume that this is an elderly person who can barely see above the steering wheel.
Anyone who has a car and a reason to go somewhere may have experienced a little weight loss this month. It’s not because they’ve been power walking, watching what they eat or doing more activities that don’t involve the use of a Snuggie. It’s because their wallets and purses weigh a lot less.
With the average price of gas approaching four dollars a gallon, the question becomes whether Americans are going to start to seriously changing their current driving habits and vacation plans, in light of this hike.
We already know gas prices are climbing precipitously high, but you don’t usually see them change right before your very eyes. For one news reporter, though, that’s exactly what happened.
Remember the summer of 2008 when the highest gas prices on record occurred and the price for a gallon of fuel hit $4.11?
Hate to break this to yah, but a warm winter and tensions in the Middle East have some analysts predicting current prices will top $4 by this spring — and could even climb as high as $6.50.