Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:44 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers in New Jersey and across the nation are still seeing plummeting gas prices amid the coronavirus outbreak _ and analysts expect that to continue. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.31, down eight cents from a week ago. Drivers were paying $2.61 a gallon a year ago. The national average gas price Friday was $2.17, down from $2.30 a week ago. A year ago, motorists were paying $2.58 a gallon. Analysts expect the national average to hit $2 per gallon before the end of the month.