FRAMINGHAM – Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down 2 cents this week, according to AAA Northeast, which has an office in Framingham, off Route 9.
AAA’s December 24 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.57 per gallon.
The Massachusetts price is 25 cents higher than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.32.
A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 9 cents lower at $2.48.
AAA expects 4.1 million New Englanders will travel by vehicle this holiday, which is a four percent increase year-over-year.
With precipitation in the forecast for Christmas Eve, AAA encourages drivers to be aware of black ice on roadways and buckle up.
AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit auto club with 67 offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire and New York, providing more than 5.7 million local AAAmembers with travel, insurance, finance, and auto-related services.