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Jim Hanzo
January 16, 2019 - 9:08 am
Gas prices have fallen almost a penny a day since the first of the year. How long will it last? Not long enough, according to AAA fuel analyst, Don Redman who says crude oil has jumped just in the last week and that'll force gas prices to go up as well. "We're going to start seeing those prices at...
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Chris Miller
December 20, 2018 - 7:07 am
A record number of people will be traveling for Christmas 2018 and New Year's according to AAA. About one third of the U.S. population is planning a trip. "Over 112 million people will be traveling for the holidays, on the roadways, in the airways, on cruise boats, trains, buses," said AAA...
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Don Ames
December 03, 2018 - 9:48 am
The U.S. fuel economy index is seeing its first decline in four years. And, Louisiana motorists are reaping the benefits at the gas pump. "We're looking at prices right now in Louisiana that are almost 30 cents, more than 30 cents cheaper than they were a month ago," says Triple A fuel analyst Don...
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November 20, 2018 - 4:58 pm
(WWL.com) AAA is forecasting the number of travelers for the Thanksgiving holiday to be the highest since 2005. Whether on the roadway, in the airports, or on cruise ships. AAA spokesman Don Redman said the higher number of travelers is likely a sign of confidence in the economy. "AAA has noted for...
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Chris Miller
November 19, 2018 - 6:40 am
More people will be traveling for Thanksgiving this year -- AAA says it's the most since 2005. The association is estimating 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home for Thanksgiving. "Automobile is going to be the dominant mode of transportation," said AAA spokesman Mike...
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Chris Miller
November 13, 2018 - 8:17 am
Gas prices are falling, down more than 20 cents per gallon since mid-October. "Primarily, we've seen a noticeable decrease in crude oil prices," said Mike Right of AAA. He notes crude prices have fallen about fifteen dollars since last month. "Back in October, crude was selling for about $75 a...
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October 18, 2018 - 1:24 pm
(WWL.com) New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that when teen drivers have teen passengers, the fatality rate for all people involved in a crash increases by 51 percent. AAA spokesperson Don Redman says it may take some by surprise how much of a distraction teen passengers...
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Jim Hanzo
October 17, 2018 - 8:27 am
After rising the past couple of weeks, gas prices dropped a few cents from a week ago Gas prices higher than last year but they've dropped in the last week The gas price average has declined after nearly 2 weeks of increases. While they are up from last year, they've dropped about 3 cents statewide...
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David Blake
October 08, 2018 - 3:14 pm
In less than a week, drivers across Louisiana have noticed a sharp rise in gasoline prices. AAA fuel analyst Don Redman says prices continue to rise right along with the high price of oil. "You've got oil prices trading at over $76 dollars a barrel which is impacting the price for gasoline,''...
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Jim Hanzo
August 31, 2018 - 9:01 am
If you are getting out of town this Labor Day weekend, expect to pay higher prices than a year ago. "The gas prices for this time heading into the Labor Day holiday is going to be the highest prices we've paid in 4 years," AAA's Don Redman said. "Now, 4 years ago, we were paying, gosh, $3.45 per...
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