Pain at pump to get a lot worse - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Pain at pump to get a lot worse


Heading out on that family summer vacation is about to cost you more - a lot more.

Experts said the price you pay for gas could rise up to 20 cents in the coming days, and that's because of rising oil prices and the peak driving season.

Experts said there's a lot of demand for gas and not enough supply. Many drivers hit the road during the Independence Day weekend because the weather got nice, and unrest in the Middle East has oil supplies tight.

That has the price of wholesale gas skyrocketing, and there's nothing drivers can do about it except dig a little deeper into their pocket or just stop driving so much.

The average price for gas in Connecticut is $3.80.

To make matters worse, this most recent increase is in addition to one of the state taxes on gas that went up as well by about four cents a gallon.

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