4 million Texans predicted to travel during Thanksgiving holiday
Four million Texans are predicted to travel during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, according to AAA Texas.The number of Texans expected to travel at least 50 miles or more during the holiday will r[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Oil giants rake in steep profits amid high energy prices
Oil companies brought in staggering profits once again as people worldwide struggled with high gasoline and energy prices.Exxon Mobil broke records with its profits in the third quarter, raking in $19[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Gas prices on the rise in the Rio Grande Valley; 20 cent jump in a matter of two days
Gas prices are on the rise in the Rio Grande Valley and in a matter of a couple of days they have increased by 20 cents in some cities. A gallon of regular unleaded gas on Friday was selling for $3.19 in Brownsville. The Valero store in Central Boulevard and Wildrose was selling a gallon of unleaded gas for $3.21. In Harlingen most stations were selling gas for $2.99. To find the lowest gas prices in your area, go to: www.Gasbuddy.commyrgv.com
All eyes on airlines as July Fourth holiday weekend nears
DALLAS (AP) — Airlines that have stumbled badly over the last two holidays face their biggest test yet of whether they can handle big crowds when July Fourth travelers mob the nation's airports this w[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Several factors are converging to push gas prices higher
DALLAS (AP) — There is little evidence that gasoline prices, which hit a record $5 a gallon on Saturday, will drop anytime soon.Rising prices at the pump are a key driver in the highest inflation that[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
AAA: Gas prices rise following Hurricane Laura, healthy stock levels to offset significant ‘spikes’
The hurricane made landfall early Thursday near Cameron on the southwest Louisiana coast. “Healthy” gasoline stock levels should should also help offset immediate spikes in fuel prices. The statewide average is $1.92 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, which is five cents more than a week ago, AAA says. Odessa drivers pay the most in the state at $2.12 per gallon of regular unleaded fuel. Laura blasts Louisiana coast with wind and wall of seawater
Gas prices in San Antonio are on the rise, AAA reports
SAN ANTONIO – Gas prices are climbing in the Lone Star State including here in San Antonio. The average price-per-gallon of gas in Texas as of July 16 is $1.92, while the national average is $2.20. The San Antonio average is $1.91, up 9 cents from one week ago, AAA reported. According to AAA data, Texas gas prices have risen 4 cents-per-gallon in the last week but the price is still 60 cents less per gallon compared to prices in July 2019. The record high for gas prices in Texas was $3.98 in July 2008 and the record high for San Antonio was $3.96 in the same month.
Hot car deaths arent just from parents forgetting or leaving their kids behind
Even considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to people driving less and working from home more, the risk of hot car deaths remains high. Thats according to AAA, which is urging parents to be extra cautious as the pandemic has changed our routines. Summer-like temperatures have arrived, and the inside of a hot car can be fatal. The boys death follows 52 hot car deaths in 2019, and a record 53 deaths in 2018, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The majority of hot car deaths, at 54%, according to AAA, happen because someone forgets a child in a car.
Pricey at the pump: Gas prices going up this week, per AAA Texas
This comes after gas prices were just below $2 a gallon at area gas stations last week. AAA reported the drop in gas prices reached all states in the South and Southeast, except for Florida. AAA report: Gas prices expected to fall under $2 per gallon next weekHowever, according to a new AAA report, the statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.14 per gallon of regular, unleaded fuel. “Texas boasts some of the cheapest gas prices averages in the country,” said AAA Texas spokesperson Daniel Armbruster in a press release. For more information on area gas prices and what to expect, click here.