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ILLINOIS' AVERAGE PRICE FOR GASOLINE IS NOW WELL OVER FOUR DOLLARS A GALLON.

By IL Radio Network

Chicago, IL – ILLINOIS' AVERAGE PRICE FOR GASOLINE IS NOW WELL OVER FOUR DOLLARS A GALLON.
THE STATEWIDE AVERAGE FOR JUNE IS FOUR-12, ACCORDING TO THE MONTHLY SURVEY BY THE TRIPLE-A CHICAGO MOTOR CLUB.
TRIPLE-A PREDICTS A ONE-POINT-THREE PERCENT DECREASE NATIONALLY IN FOURTH OF JULY TRAVEL COMPARED TO LAST YEAR. THIS WILL BE THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH REDUCED TRAVEL COMPARED TO THE SAME HOLIDAY WEEKEND THE PREVIOUS YEAR.
TRIPLE-A SPOKESWOMAN NICOLE NIEMI SAYS CONSUMPTION WILL HAVE TO DROP FURTHER IN ORDER TO IMPACT THE PRICE OF GASOLINE.
NIEMI SAYS DRIVERS ARE STARTING TO RECOGNIZE THAT PRICES IN THIS RANGE ARE NOT GOING AWAY.