Gas prices in Reading continue their 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 of a gallon of regular gas in Reading was $3.68, according to our Commute tab.
The national average for self serve unleaded of $3.73 and a year ago at this time the Massachusetts average price was $3.60.
The least expensive gallon of gas on Monday was being sold at Reading Gulf Express on Main Street for $3.66. Both Cumberland Farms and Mobil on the Run are selling gas for $3.70 per gallon.
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.