Gas prices continue to rise to new highs, most stations all across the state are now at, or above, $5 per gallon as of noon Monday.
Gary Bubar is with Traffic Safety and Public Affairs at AAA Michigan. He says, “The more miles, the more it dips into your pocketbook. How high will it go? That’s anybody’s guess.”
But drivers should get used to it. “There are still parts of the state within the 4.99 point-something per gallon. But I’m not sure how they hold that down. The rest of the state is above $5 per gallon. And even overnight it’s gone up several cents.” Bubar says there is “a lot of pent-up demand in travel, post-COVID. We saw it over Memorial Day and we tend to think it will remain during the summertime.”
The auto club says we’re not at our breaking point yet. Despite a survey they did about ten years ago, it seems our mood has changed….