record high gas prices

March 8, 2022
Gas prices rise to a record-breaking, new national average.

Americans have never seen gasoline prices this high, nor have we seen the pace of increases so fast and furious.

Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, on the new national average for a price of a gallon of gas – $4.17. This new record average is 7 cents higher than the previous record average of $4.10, set in 2008.
  • Here's a link to national gas prices: AAA fuel gauge.
  • Here's a link to find the cheapest gas in your area: CLICK HERE.
  • Why It Matters: Gas prices have risen not only to a record high, but also at a record pace – and are expected to remain high for some time to come.


by Jenna Lee,