A lull has been reached in gasoline prices, as prices of gasoline and crude oil remained stable Tuesday.
The average price for regular unleaded hasn't changed since Friday, July 28. A gallon was selling for an average of $3.01 on Tuesday, according to AAA, of Hawthorne, Fla.
Midgrade gasoline dropped 1 cent from four days earlier, selling for an average of $3.19 a gallon. The price of premium gasoline remained the same over the weekend, and a gallon was selling for an average of $3.31 nationwide Tuesday.
Diesel fuel prices were up 1 cent from Friday, selling for an average of $3.04 a gallon Tuesday.
AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report gathers data from as many as 85,000 filling stations nationwide and posts its findings on www.fuelgaugereport.com.
A barrel of crude oil was trading at $74.79 on Tuesday morning.
Drivers in Coronado, Calif., continue to see the most expensive gasoline. One station was charging $3.69 for a gallon of regular unleaded -- the highest price found in the nation. Meanwhile, in Huber Heights, Ohio, drivers spotted gasoline selling for $2.64 a gallon -- the lowest price found in the nation.
GasPriceWatch.com uses volunteer spotters to watch gasoline prices nationwide. More than 434,000 prices have been listed this week.
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