AAA Michigan’s weekly fuel gauge survey shows prices rose by 20 cents to a statewide average of 2.48 per gallon.
The warning reminds snowmobilers to use extra caution when hitting the trails as activities pick up throughout the month.
About 1.5 million state residents are projected to travel at least 50 miles between Wednesday and Sunday – a 4 percent increase over 2013 – AAA Michigan said.
Average retail gasoline prices in Detroit have fallen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.40 a gallon.
AAA Michigan calls the holiday weekend this year a ‘travel trifecta.’
AAA Michigan says gasoline prices have risen about a nickel during the past week to a statewide average of $3.79 per gallon.
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.