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Chris Miller
August 08, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Gasoline prices may have hit their summer peak already, and are now sliding again. Demand for crude oil has fallen, says AAA analyst Don Redman. So why is demand down all of a sudden? "The market is concerned about global economic concerns, and we've seen the price of crude drop about two dollars a...
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Chris Miller
July 16, 2019 - 8:38 am
Gasoline prices have been steadily marching upwards the last few weeks, but you can't blame it on Hurricane Barry meandering through the Gulf coast. AAA spokesman Don Redman said more typical reasons are to blame: oil prices up in recent weeks, and some tension regarding Iran. "And on top of that,...
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Jim Hanzo
July 01, 2019 - 10:49 am
It looks like we will be traveling this week in preparation for the 4th of July holiday in record numbers. It's getaway time for lots of families as AAA's Don Redman says there are expecting almost 50 million will be traveling in some form or another. And most will be hitting the road in their car...
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AAA has released a new report finding many people drive after using pot. "An alarming finding shows that an estimated 14.8 million drivers report getting behind the wheel within one hour after using marijuana in the past 30 days," according to the AAA report. It also found 7% of Americans reported...
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Don Ames
June 11, 2019 - 10:09 am
Louisiana motorists are enjoying an unusual treat for June, with gas prices actually dropping. Even the the folks at Triple-A are somewhat surprised.. "We're looking at a statewide average in Louisiana right now of about $2.35 for a gallon of regular gas. That's almost 30 cents cheaper than we were...
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Chris Miller
May 24, 2019 - 7:29 am
Lots of people are hitting the road for the long holiday weekend. It's the most travelers in 14 years -- and for people going by car, the most ever, according to AAA. "It looks like it's going to be a very busy time," said AAA spokesman Don Redman. "We're talking about 43 million Americans...
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Jim Hanzo
May 15, 2019 - 11:27 am
Have you noticed prices at the gas pump coming down after rising for the last few weeks? A week ago the statewide average was 2.53 a gallon and now prices are down about a nickel and even more at some stations. "We're currently looking at $2.49, $2.48 around the state, so we are down 4 cents almost...
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Don Ames
April 18, 2019 - 9:15 am
Gas prices in metro New Orleans have been steadily increasing recently. But, a dramatic increase in the months ahead is not expected. AAA fuel analyst, Don Redman, says two factors are responsible for the latest increases. "A big issue right now is summertime-like demand for gasoline. And, this the...
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Jim Hanzo
April 03, 2019 - 8:48 am
AAA reports nearly 100 million Americans will take a family vacation this year. 4 in 10 adults say they plan on taking a trip. While that means 60 percent are not taking any vacation, AAA's Don Redman said it's even more than last year planning on hitting the road. "More so than any other indicator...
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Chris Miller
March 08, 2019 - 12:25 pm
You may have noticed how gasoline has gotten a lot pricier lately. In the last month, gas is up about 25 cents a gallon. "Look where we were in Louisiana just a month ago, we were just right at two dollars a gallon, but now we're looking today at a statewide average of about $2.23," said AAA...
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