Summer gas prices highest in 4 years

Reduced supplies, increased demand blamed for jump


ORLANDO, Fla. – Drivers across the country are paying the highest summer gas prices in four years, according to a new report by AAA.

Experts say the national average for regular gasoline now stands at $2.87 per gallon, the most expensive it has been in the summer since 2014 when drivers were paying $3.57 per gallon.

In Florida, AAA estimates the average gallon for regular is $2.72 per gallon. 

Experts say reduced oil supplies and higher demand are to blame for the increased prices. 





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