Gas prices across the U.S. fell again over the last week, and North Carolina motorists are now paying on average 98 cents a gallon less than they did a year ago.
According to auto group AAA, gas prices nationwide have been dropping for 27 days straight as of early Tuesday. In the Charlotte metro area, which includes Gastonia and Rock Hill, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas fell 6 cents from last week.
South Carolina has the cheapest gas in the U.S., and drivers there can expect to pay at least 20 cents a gallon less than in North Carolina.
Here are the gas prices in our region and nationwide. To determine average prices, AAA surveys 120,000 gas stations across the U.S.