Gas Prices Falling With Biggest Drops on West Coast

Posted on June 20, 2012

Gas prices are falling just as people are planning summer vacations. The AAA's Fuel Gauge Report has the current national average gas price for a gallon of regular gas at $3.472, which is about 17 cents less than the it was one year ago. Earlier this year there were concerns we could see $4 or $5 a gallon gas prices this summer. Weak demand and falling oil prices are behind the lower gas prices.

The biggest price drops are occurring on the West Coast. Bianna Golodryga of ABC News says an analyst is predicting prices could drop another 75 cents in California over the next couple weeks. This would be great news for drivers. Take a look: