Most surveyed reported the main purpose of their trip was to visit family or friends.
A day following the long Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend, AAA Michigan is reporting a drop in gas prices.
By now every driver knows the drill: the price of gas ratchets up, there’s an outcry among motorists, and then things settle down as the higher price becomes the new normal. And unfortunately, there’s no going back to the “good ole days.”
With Labor Day behind us and fears about military action in Syria easing up a little bit, gas prices have taken a slight dive. AAA Michigan says prices have dropped 9 cents over the last week.
According to AAA Michigan, prices at the pump have risen about 3 cents during the past week to a statewide average of about $3.66 per gallon.
AAA Michigan executives and employees spent the day out of the office, Thursday, working instead to clean up a westside Detroit neighborhood.
Following last month’s sudden spike, relief at the pump didn’t last long in metro Detroit.
Based on the latest surveys from AAA Michigan and GasBuddy.com, gas prices in Detroit have fallen about 27 cents per gallon in the past week.
For the second straight week, AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide continue to be the highest in the Continental United States.
AAA Michigan has awarded $23,500 to the Detroit Public Safety Foundation to pay for the inspection of aerial ladders and ground ladders used by the Detroit Fire Department.