AAA Northeast: Gas prices drop 11 cents in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — AAA Northeast said Monday that gas prices in Rhode Island dropped an average of 11 cents over the last week.

Last week’s average price was $4.19, while this week’s is $4.08.

Monday’s gas prices are 45 cents lower than they were a month ago, and $1.03 higher than they were at this time last year.

Gas in the Ocean State is 18 cents more expensive than the national average.

“With prices continuing to fall, drivers and end-of summer vacationers are benefiting from gas prices that are almost a dollar lower than at their peak in mid-June,” said Lloyd Albert, Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs for AAA Northeast.

Anyone looking for the best deals on gas can check the ABC6 Southern New England Gas Tracker.

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