- Associated Press - Saturday, July 18, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are seeing slightly lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.57, down 2 cents from last week. That’s also much lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.52.

This marks the fourth straight week that pump prices have fallen in New Jersey.

The national average price on Friday was $2.76, the same price as last week. That’s also much lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.59.

Analysts say it’s not clear if pump prices will rise or fall in the coming weeks, noting that demand often increases in the summer months.

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