Altoona's average price dropped below three dollars in October, bringing the Western Pennsylvania average per gallon of regular, self-serve, unleaded to $3.14. The average price per gallon last year at this time was $2.81. Over the last two weeks the national average of a gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline has dropped fifty cents.
In texas the the prices fell overnight, brining self-serve, unleaded gasoline to $2.02 per gallon. Residents made sure to take advantage of these prices, lining up at pumps, stocking up on the deal.
Nationally the price per gallon is $3.16, the lowest since February of this year.