MA Press Release List

INDEPENDENCE DAY TO BE HISTORIC; MORE AMERICANS TO TRAVEL THAN EVER BEFORE

June 22nd, 2017

This Independence Day, AAA estimates that a record-breaking 44.2 million Americans will honor the red, white and blue and travel more than 50 miles from home. With 1.25 million more travelers than last year, 2017 will be the most traveled Fourth of July holiday weekend ever. For the first time ever, more than one million Massachusetts residents are expected to travel by car, a high percentage of the 1,155,000 Bay Staters expected to travel over the Fourth. “Strong employment, combined with rising incomes and higher consum...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN FIVE CENTS, SAYS AAA

June 19th, 2017

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts dropped five cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.  AAA’s June 19 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.21 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is eight cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.29. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 3 cents higher at $2.24. The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 35 cents, from a low of $2.11 to a high of $2.46. AAA advise...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN THREE CENTS, SAYS AAA

June 12th, 2017

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts dropped three cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.  AAA’s June 12 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.26 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is eight cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.34. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 4 cents higher at $2.30. The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 36 cents, from a low of $2.15 to a high of $2.51. AAA advis...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN TWO CENTS, SAYS AAA

June 5th, 2017

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts dropped two cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.  AAA’s June 5 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.29 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is eight cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.37. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 1 cent lower at $2.28. The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 20 cents, from a low of $2.24 to a high of $2.44. AAA advises mo...Read More


New Teen Drivers Three Times As Likely to Be Involved in a Deadly Crash

June 1st, 2017

New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This alarming finding comes as the “100 Deadliest Days” begin, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when the average number of deadly teen driver crashes climbs 15 percent compared to the rest of the year. Over the past five years, more than 1,600 people were killed in crashes involving inexperienced teen drivers during this deadl...Read More


GAS PRICES UP THREE CENTS, SAYS AAA

May 30th, 2017

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts rose three cents this week, according to AAA Northeast.  AAA’s May 30 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.31 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is six cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.37. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 3 cents lower at $2.28. The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 34 cents, from a low of $2.17 to a high of $2.51. AAA advises moto...Read More


GAS PRICES DROP ONE CENT, SAYS AAA

May 22nd, 2017

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts fell one cent this week, according to AAA Northeast.  AAA’s May 22 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.28 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is eight cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.36. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 3 cents lower at $2.25. The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 40 cents, from a low of $2.11 to a high of $2.51. AAA advises motor...Read More


AAA: Memorial Day Travel at Highest Level Since 2005

May 17th, 2017

 AAA projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day weekend. That is one million more travelers than last year taking to the roads, skies, rails and water, creating the highest Memorial Day travel volume since 2005. More than 900,000 Massachusetts residents are estimated to be traveling, close to 820,000 of them by car. Both are up close to three percent over last year, and are the largest numbers seen locally since 2005.“The expected spike in Memorial Day trave...Read More


GAS PRICES REMAIN THE SAME, SAYS AAA

May 15th, 2017

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts remain the same this week according to AAA Northeast.  AAA’s May 15 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.29 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is five cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.34. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 12 cents lower at $2.17. “Typically, gas prices tick upward at this time of year, as weather warms and more travelers take to the roads.  But a glut...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN THREE CENTS, SAYS AAA

May 9th, 2017

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down three cents this week according to AAA Northeast.  AAA’s May 8 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.29 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is six cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.35. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 10 cents lower at $2.19.  The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 34 cents, from a low of $2.11 to a high of $2.45. AAA advises ...Read More