Texas Gas Prices Hold Steady Ahead of Fourth of July Holiday

As drivers prepare for the July Fourth holiday, the average price of retail gas across Texas remains steady.

AAA Texas said Wednesday that the statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is at $2.12 this week. That price is the same as last week and 46 cents less per gallon than last year.

Drivers in Dallas are paying the most on average at $2.19 per gallon. Drivers in Amarillo are paying the least at $1.98 per gallon.

AAA Texas says the national average is $2.29 per gallon. That's three cents less than last week, 48 cents less than last year.

AAA Texas forecasts that of Texans traveling during the holiday weekend, 2.6 million will drive -- a 1.6 percent increase in auto travel compared to last year.

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