Gas prices in Acton continue its upward march, with prices reaching the highest point ever in February and up more than a quarter in the past month.
AAA Southern New England said its survey of prices in Massachusetts on Monday found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.72 per gallon, four cents higher than a week ago and up 31 cents over the past month.
On Tuesday, the average price for a gallon of regular was $3.79, up significantly over a month ago, according to AAA.
The national average for self serve unleaded of $3.73 and a year ago at this time the Massachusetts average price was $3.60.
According to Mapquest, here are the latest prices in Acton:
- $3.78, Pro Tech Fuel, 332 Great Road
- $3.78, Acton Gas, 341 Great Road
- $3.84, Acton Sunoco, 421 Massachusetts Ave.
AAA offers a new gas saving tip each week with its gas price updates. This week, the AAA suggests drivers accelerate smoothly and brake gradually - it’s safer, uses less gas and reduces brake wear.
Tell us: Have you noticed the higher gas prices? If so, how are you reacting? Are you driving less? Tell us in the comments.